Having watched this movie, I couldn’t help but wish I grew up surrounded by friends just like Nami. I’ve never been a part of a clique before and I’ve always had only one or two close friends in all the schools I went to. At some point in the movie, I had thought about my mom and her high school life. A lot of questions I wanted to ask my mom entered my mind. Did she ever had a secret crush on a guy and never told him about it? Did she had a lot of friends like Nami? Was her high school life boring or not? Is there a certain song that reminds her of special memories from the past whenever she hears it? Is there any exciting stories she hasn’t told me yet? Does she miss those times? What was mom like when she was in high school? Because of this movie, I am now curious of my mom’s past.
First Korean movie I’ve watched this year. The plot is good. It’s a story about friendship shared between 7 high school girls. One of the things I like about this movie is the soundtrack. I love 80s music and since 80% of the movie was set in the 80s, some of the songs used were from the 80s. After watching this movie, I think I might have developed a girl crush on Kang Sora. The characters that stood out to me the most were Im Na Mi, the girl from the province; Ha Chun Hwa, the leader of the group; Su-ji, the one with pretty face but with the cold attitude; and the 욕쟁이 (foul-mouthed) Hwang Jin Hee. If I remember correctly, I think I cried twice while watching this movie. The first time was when the old Im Na Mi was watching an old video of them saying a few messages to their future selves and the second was when Ha Chun Hwa died. I laughed the most and cried simultaneously when Ha Chun Hwa’s lawyer read Chun Hwa’s last will.