Directed by Geun-shik Jo. With Byung-hun Lee, Soo Ae, Duek-mun Choi, Seok-yong Jeong. Once in a Summer (Hangul) is a 2006 South Korean melodrama/romance film directed by Jo Keun-shik. The film stars Lee Byung-hun and Soo Ae. It won Best Film and Best Director (for Jo) at the 15th Chunsa Film Art Awards in 2007.