Kim Yoo-jung stars in first trailer for Netflix Korean romance film ‘20th Century Girl’

20TH CENTURY GIRL
  • Netflix released a trailer for its upcoming original Korean film, “20th Century Girl.”
  • Set in 1999, the film follows Na Bo-ra, played by Kim Yoo-jung, as she helps her best friend Yeon-doo (Roh Yoon-seo) by observing her crush, Hyun-jin (Park Jung-woo).
  • As the story progresses, Bo-ra begins to develop feelings for a fellow student, Un-ho, who is in the broadcasting club with her.
  • It will premiere at the Busan International Film Festival on Oct. 5 and on Netflix on Oct. 21.

Netflix dropped the first trailer for its newest original South Korean film, “20th Century Girl.”

Unveiled over the weekend as part of Netflix’s Tudum livestream event, “20th Century Girl” is a romance story. The synopsis from Netflix reads: “In 1999, a teen girl keeps close tabs on a boy in school on behalf of her deeply smitten best friend – then she gets swept up in a love story of her own.”

It stars the “Nation’s Little Sister,” Kim Yoo-jung, as protagonist Na Bo-ra. She helps out her best friend Yeon-doo (Roh Yoon-seo) by observing her crush, Hyun-jin (Park Jung-woo). As Bora gathers information about Hyun-jin, she finds herself getting close to another student, Un-ho (Byeon Woo-Seok), who is in the same broadcasting club.  

Throughout the trailer, Bo-ra documents things she learns about Hyun-Jin, including his height and favorite drink. It then cuts to a montage of moments between Bo-ra and Un-ho, hinting at an unexpected, blossoming romance between the two. 

The series will premiere at the Busan International Film Festival on Oct. 5 and then on Netflix on Oct. 21.  

Watch the trailer below:

 

Feature Image via The Swoon

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