Movie: The Clue (English title) / Fourth Period Murder Mystery (literal title)
Revised romanization: 4Gyoshi Churi Yeongyeok
Hangul: 4교시 추리영역
Director: Lee Sang-Yong
Writer: Shin Jae-Ho
Producer: Seo Myung-Jin, Ku Jung-Hee
Cinematographer: Moon Ho-Jin
Release Date: August 13, 2009
Runtime: 86 min.
Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
Country: South Korea
11:40 AM – During 4th period when all the students are in gym class, top student Jung-Hoon (Yoo Seung-Ho) walks into a classroom to find fellow classmate Tae-Gyu (Jo Sang-Keun) brutally murdered. Jung-Hoon and Tae-Gyu has had a history of disliking one another.
11:50 AM – Da-Jung (Kang So-Ra) walks into the same classroom and discovers Jung-Hoon with blood covering his clothes standing near the murdered body. Da-Jung is a mystery buff herself and loves to use her deductive reasoning. She realizes that Jung-Hoon is the prime suspect, but doesn’t believe that he killed Tae-Gyu. There’s only 40 minutes before next period, in which all the students will come into the classroom and also discover the dead body.
12:05 PM – Jung-Hoon and Da-Jung frantically search for the real killer before the next period starts. With Da-Jung using her deductive reasonings they get closer to finding the identity of the true killer. Jung-Hoon’s best friend Do-Il (Kim Dong-Beom) then takes part in finding the killer. When the 40 minutes are almost up, they discover a shocking new fact to the case …