The Fox Family
|The Fox Family|
|Revised Romanization||Gumiho Gajok|
|Directed by||Lee Hyung-gon|
|Produced by||Shim Jae-myung
|Written by||Jeon Hyeon-jin
|Music by||Bang Jun-suk
|Edited by||Gwon Gi-suk|
|Distributed by||MK Pictures|
|Running time||102 minutes|
Disguising themselves as humans, a family of kumiho travel from their home in the mountains to the city. The kumiho can only truly become human if they consume a human liver during an eclipse that occurs once every thousand years, and with just thirty days to go they open a circus in the hope of attracting some victims. But the only person they succeed in capturing is conman Gi-dong, and things get complicated when the family's eldest daughter falls in love with him. In addition, a series of murders in the city brings the family under suspicion from a local police department.
- Joo Hyun ... Father fox
- Park Jun-gyu ... Gi-dong, camera man
- Ha Jung-woo ... Son fox
- Park Si-yeon ... Older daughter fox
- Ko Joo-yeon ... Younger daughter fox
- Sunwoo Yong-nyeo ... Mother fox
- Park Chul-min ... detective
- Woo Hyeon ... Mr. Hong
- Yoon Hyeon-sook ... Ms. Hwang
- Wang Ji-hye ... convenience store girl
- Kang Yu-mi ... female reporter
- Kim Hee-ra ... man living in the container
- Byun Joo-yeon ... Gi-dong's daughter
- Byun Shin-ho ... elderly lady Oh
- Lee Bong-kyu ... bathhouse owner
- Hong Gyung-yeon ... middle aged woman in cabaret
The Fox Family was released in South Korea on 27 September 2006, and on its opening weekend was ranked seventh at the box office with 39,025 admissions. The film went on to receive a total of 202,990 admissions nationwide, with a gross (as of 8 October 2006) of US$806,638.
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