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YesAsia Editorial Description
Nicknamed Yalkae, notorious high school prankster Du Su (Lee Seung Hyun) is always up to no good with his buddy Yong Ho (Jin Woo Young). Both of them have been held back a year, but instead of studying they continue to cause trouble for their teachers and classmates. Du Su gleefully pulls a prank on his tattling classmate Ho Cheol, but he has a change of heart when he finds out Ho Cheol gets injured as a result.
Comes with booklet and six postcards.
|Product Title:||Yalkae, A Joker In High School (DVD) (Korea Version) Yalkae, A Joker In High School (DVD) (韓國版) Yalkae, A Joker In High School (DVD) (韩国版) 高校ヤルゲ （韓国版） 고교얄개 (DVD) (한국판)|
|Artist Name(s):||Lee Seung Hyun (Actor) | Jung Yun Hee (Actor) | Ha Myung Joong (Actor) Lee Seung Hyun (Actor) | Jung Yun Hee (Actor) | 河明鐘 (Actor) Lee Seung Hyun (Actor) | Jung Yun Hee (Actor) | 河明钟 (Actor) イ・スンヒョン (Actor) | チョン・ユニ (Actor) | ハ・ミョンジュン (Actor) 이승현 (Actor) | 정윤희 (Actor) | 하명중 (Actor)|
|Country of Origin:||South Korea|
|Picture Format:||NTSC What is it?|
|Region Code:||All Region What is it?|
|Publisher:||Korean Federation of Film Archives|
|Shipment Unit:||2 What is it?|
|YesAsia Catalog No.:||1021167515|
* Screen format: 2.35:1 아나몰픽
* Sound mix: Korean Dolby Digital Mono
* Extra: 사진 자료 모음(Still Gallery)
* Director: 석래명
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Customer Review of "Yalkae, A Joker In High School (DVD) (Korea Version)"
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August 27, 2010
Classic coming-of-age story
"Yalkae, A Joker In High School" begins as a comedy before radically transforming into melodrama for the film's final forty minutes. Fresh-faced Lee Seung Hyun stars as Na Doo-soo, the 'yalkae' or mischief-maker of the movie's title. Doo-soo and his buddy Yong-ho (Jin Yoo Young) are inveterate class clowns and pranksters forced to repeat their second year of high school. The film's first hour features lots of classroom comedy of a familiar sort. The comedy, however, sometimes leaves the viewer feeling uncomfortable as Doo-soo's pranks can be quite cruel. Bespectacled brainiac Ho-cheol (Kim Jeong Hoon), the hardest-working boy in class, is a particular target of the mischief-makers' bullying.
Doo-soo's irresponsible behavior eventually goes too far, causing the alienation of his favorite teacher, the souring of his relationship with the girl he adores, and dramatic unforeseen consequences for one of his classmates. The resulting melodrama can seem a bit over the top, but its simple, unsophisticated, good-natured earnestness eventually wins the viewer over and yields a satisfying ending. While the production values of "Yalkae", particularly its editing and incidental music, are of the bargain basement variety, its performances are convincing and its direction is sturdy. They don't make 'em like this anymore!