- Summary: After a scandalous incident, Han Gong-Ju is forced to change schools. Uncared for by her parents, her former teacher takes her to his mother's place. As an investigation continues back in Han Gong-Ju's hometown, she tries to acclimate to her new surroundings. Can Han Gong-Ju escape from her past?
- Director: Su-jin Lee
- Genre(s): Drama
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The cumulative impact of the delayed story revelations and Chun's startling vulnerability is both an elegant gut-punch and a furious indictment of a society that treats its victims with inexcusable aggression and hostility.
Swiveling from past to present and back again, the writer and director, Lee Su-jin, drops ominous clues — a bruised boy; a mysterious infection — that only slowly coalesce into a larger tragedy.
For some time, the pic holds interest while constantly frustrating curiosity with the way it parses out information, but soon after the midway point the game becomes tedious, and attention slackens considerably even as Gong-ju’s ordeal becomes clear.