A failed musical theater director tries to exploit a youngster's incredible talent for his own career advancement. But, his feeling for him change along the way.
Ma-i li-teul hi-eo-ro (2013) Online
Children's musical theater director Il-han is offered a once-in-a-lifetime chance to audition for the $10 million Broadway-bound blockbuster musical "The Great King Jung-jo". Also auditioning is Young-gwang, a half-Korean and half-Filipino child, who is gifted with a spectacular voice, honed without any specialized training. Young-gwang nonetheless believes that he will win the coveted role. Incredibly, he earns a spot in the final round of audition. Il-han works hard to create a masterpiece and together with Young-gwang, they form a dazzling duo. Their impressive teamwork takes them to the finals, but in a crucial moment Il-han accepts a proposal he cannot afford to refuse. Il-han swaps the the dark-skinned Young-gwang for a failed semi-finalist Choi in order to ensure himself the music director role. Young-gwang flies back to the Philippines bitterly disappointed. However, soon regretting his decision, Il-han travels to the Philipines to find back his teammate.
|An Jo||-||Sung Hee|
|Sung-min Lee||-||Hee-Suk (as Seong-min Lee)|
|Hwan Jong-Jeon||-||Sung Joon|
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
|Nate Steinwachs||-||Music Student|
|Russell West||-||Music Student|
The child actors who compete against Glory are real musical actors who played the lead in Korean productions of Billy Elliot, adding a heightened level of realism to the film.
Early working Korean title was "Dream," then changed to "Dream, My Little Hero," then changed to "Superstar" (but with the release of another Korean film titled "Superstar") the movie's Korean title was changed to "My Little Hero". But lastly, for the international release they change it to "A Wonderful Moment".
Child actor Ji Dae-Han, who plays the Korean-Filipino boy, is actually half Korean-Sri Lankan.
Another main child actor, Hwang Yong-Yeon who plays the Korean-Gabonese boy is actually half Korean-Ghanaian.
Filming finished September 16, 2012 in Broadway, New York City. The last scene filmed involved character Yoo Il-Han (Kim Rae-Won) walking among the hustle and bustle on busy Broadway.