Juvenile Offender
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Juvenile Offender
Ji-gu is a 16-year-old Juvenile Offender under probation who lives with his only known relative; his grandfather who is sick in bed all the time with severe diabetic complications. To Ji-gu, home is only a place that stinks with sickness and school, a place to hangout. His only interest in life is his new sweet girlfriend Sae-rom. One day, he gets caught after committing burglary with big boys from the neighborhood. And without a parent to plead for him, the judge sentences Ji-gu to the juvenile reformatory while others get lighter penalties. 11 months later, Ji-gu is informed that his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though it was written after an invitation from the National Human Rights Commission of Korea to direct a film on the human rights of offenders, the issues are never allowed to over-shadow the moving journey of the characters."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
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