The School Nurse Files

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The School Nurse Files
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Hangul보건교사 안은영
Hanja保健教師 안은영
Genre
Based onSchool Nurse Ahn Eun-young
by Chung Serang
Written by
Directed byLee Kyoung-mi
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Production
Executive producer(s)Park Sung-hye
Shin Yeon-ju
Running time45–57 minutes
Production company(s)KeyEast
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)

The School Nurse Files (Korean보건교사 안은영; Hanja保健教師 안은영; RRBogeon-gyosa An Eunyeong; lit. School Nurse Ahn Eun-young) is a South Korean television series starring Jung Yu-mi and Nam Joo-hyuk. Based on the 2015 award-winning novel School Nurse Ahn Eun-young by Chung Serang, it was released on Netflix on September 25, 2020.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

Ahn Eun-young is a school nurse with the power to see human desires, feelings, and spirits that exist in the form of "jellies". Some of these jellies can take on dangerous, monstrous forms. Ahn is appointed to a new high school where mysterious incidents are taking place. Along with a fellow teacher, Hong In-pyo, a man with a special energy field around him that protects him from jellies, she tries to solve these mysterious cases.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Jung Yu-mi as Ahn Eun-young, a school nurse who can see jellies
  • Nam Joo-hyuk as Hong In-pyo, a Hanja teacher with a special energy field protecting him from jellies

Supporting[edit]

  • Lee Joo-young as Han Ah-reum, Life Sciences teacher.
  • Kim Mi-soo as Hwang Ga-young, In-pyo's elementary school classmate.
  • Teo Yoo as Mr. Mackenzie, English teacher.
  • Lee Suk-hyung as Min-woo, student.
  • Choi Joon-young as Kim Kang-sun, Eun-young's middle school classmate.
  • Hyun Woo-seok as Seung-kwon, student.
  • Kwon Young-chan as Lee Ji-hyung, student.
  • Park Se-jin as Jang Radi, student.
  • Song Hee-joon as Baek Hye-min, student.
  • Shim Dal-gi as Heo Wan-soo, student.

Special appearances[edit]

  • Jeon Gook-hwan as Hong Jin-beom, Monglyeon High School founder and In-pyo's grandfather.
  • Moon So-ri as Hwa-soo, director of acupuncture institute and Eun-young's friend.

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Episode 1"Lee Kyoung-miChung Serang & Lee Kyoung-miSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)
2"Episode 2"Lee Kyoung-miChung Serang & Lee Kyoung-miSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)
3"Episode 3"Lee Kyoung-miChung Serang & Lee Kyoung-miSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)
4"Episode 4"Lee Kyoung-miChung Serang & Lee Kyoung-miSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)
5"Episode 5"Lee Kyoung-miChung Serang & Lee Kyoung-miSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)
6"Episode 6"Lee Kyoung-miChung Serang & Lee Kyoung-miSeptember 25, 2020 (2020-09-25)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On December 19, 2018, Netflix announced that it would produce a 6-part adaptation of the South Korean novel School Nurse Ahn Eun-young. Its author, Chung Serang, wrote the series, while Lee Kyoung-mi, who previously wrote and directed an episode of the anthology series Persona for the streaming platform, served as the director.[2][3] The series is produced for Netflix by KeyEast.[4]

Casting[edit]

It was revealed that Jung Yu-mi would portray the titular role when Netflix announced the commission of the series.[5][6] On March 8, 2019, Nam Joo-hyuk was confirmed to have joined the main cast.[7][8]

Filming[edit]

Filming took place during mid 2019.[9]

Release[edit]

On August 14, 2020, it was announced that the series would be released on September 25.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeo, Ye-rim (December 21, 2018). "'School Nurse' heading to Netflix". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  2. ^ Jung, Seung (December 19, 2018). "Netflix announces Korean original series School Nurse Ahn Eun-young". Netflix Media. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  3. ^ Kim, Tae-woo (December 20, 2018). "정유미가 넷플릭스 드라마 '보건교사 안은영'에 출연한다". Huffington Post Korea (in Korean). Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  4. ^ Moon, Ji-yeon (February 26, 2019). "'보이스3'→'보건교사 안은영', 키이스트 2019 제작 라인업 공개". News Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  5. ^ Choi, Yoon-na (December 20, 2018). "[공식입장] 정유미, 넷플릭스 오리지널 '보건교사 안은영' 출연 확정". Sports Donga (in Korean). Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  6. ^ Kim, So-yeon (December 20, 2018). "'보건교사 안은영' 정유미 출연 확정, 넷플릭스 제작". Hankyung (in Korean). Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  7. ^ Lee, Narin (March 8, 2019). "Nam Joo Hyuk Confirms to Lead a New Fantasy Drama Series". SBS News. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  8. ^ Kim, Jin-seok (March 18, 2019). "[단독]남주혁, 차기작은 넷플릭스 '보건교사 안은영'". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  9. ^ "정유미, 단발병 유발하는 상큼+우아 '요정 미모'". Donga (in Korean). August 2, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2020.
  10. ^ Kwak, Yeon-soo (August 14, 2020). "'The School Nurse Files' to premiere on Netflix in September". The Korea Times. Retrieved August 14, 2020.
  11. ^ Kang, Minji (August 14, 2020). "The School Nurse Files, Starring Jung Yu-mi and Nam Joo-hyuk, Confirmed For September 25 Release". Netflix Media. Retrieved August 15, 2020.

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