Sassy Girl (Korean: 엽기적인 그녀; literally, That Bizarre Girl) is a 2001
South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong, in which
the lead protagonist's chance meeting with a drunk girl on the train
changes his life. It is based on a true story told in a series of blog
posts written by Kim Ho-sik, who later adapted them into a fictional
The film was extremely successful in South Korea When My Sassy Girl was released throughout East Asia, it became a mega blockbuster hit in the entire region, from Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, as well as Southeast Asia, to the point where it was drawing comparisons to Titanic. An American remake, starring Jesse Bradford and Elisha Cuthbert, and directed by Yann Samuell was released in 2008. A Japanese drama adaptation with Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and actress Rena Tanaka as the leads started broadcasting in April 2008.