Revised romanization: Melancholia
Director: Kim Sang-Hyub
Writer: Kim Ji-Woon
Release Date: November 10 – December 30, 2021
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:30
Country: South Korea
Set at a private high school, which is a hotbed of corruption. A beautiful story emerges between mathematics teacher and a genius mathematics student.
Ji Yoon-Su (Lim Soo-Jung) is a mathematics teacher at a private high school. She is good-natured and also has a strong will to push forward, once her mind is is set. Ji Yoon-Su is passionate about mathematics, who always palpitates in front of difficult math questions. She encourages her students to find their own answers and proofs for math questions. She becomes involved with Paik Seung-Yoo (Lee Do-Hyun).
Paik Seung-Yoo is a student at the private high where Ji Yoon-Su teaches. He hardly talks, but he likes taking pictures with his DSLR camera. He doesn’t have friends at school and his academic score ranks at the bottom, but he has a surprising past. When he was little, he won numerous mathematical olympiads. When he was 10, he entered MIT in the U.S., but he suddenly disappeared at the age of 12.
Im Soo-jung as Ji Yoon-soo, a math teacher
Cha Jung-hyun as young Ji Yoon-soo
Lee Do-hyun as Baek Seung-yoo / Baek Min-jae, a math genius
Choi Seung-hun as young Baek Seung-yoo / Baek Min-jae