똥파리 (Breathless) Sang-Hun (Yang Ik-Jun) works as a low-level gangster collecting money for his longtime loan shark friend. Sang-Hun seethes with rage due to his troubled childhood and abusive father. He unintentionally hits a brash young high school student named Yeon-Hee. He knocks her out with a punch to the face. Sang-Hun then sits across from her until she regains consciousness. He offers to buy the girl a beer and the beginnings of an unusual friendship occurs.