Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho

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Grudge: The Revolt of Gumiho is a South Korean drama that tells the story of a mother and daughter's struggle to stay alive while preventing outsiders from discovering their supernatural curse. Korean actress Han Eum Jung plays Goo San Daek, a woman who is a Gumiho – Korean mythological shape-shifting creatures that are half-human and half-fox. Kim Yoo Jung plays the Gumiho's daughter Yeon Yi, a nine-year-old who is eventually revealed to be half-fox and half-human like her mother.

The television series is a costume production set in Korean feudal times. The traditional Gumiho legends portray the shape-shifters as deceivers who seduce men, then feast on their organs to survive. But Grudge turns the legend on its head by depicting mother and daughter as sympathetic characters.

The two are forced to go on the run when the Gumiho's husband betrays her: He backs out of his promise that he will never reveal her secret. A Gumiho can become "fully human" if a lover keeps the secret for ten years.

The betrayal causes her to lose her power to shape-shift. Now, fearful for both her and her daughter's safety, the Gumiho takes her daughter and flees to a nearby village.

As daughter Yeon Yi approaches her tenth birthday she too begins to gain the power to shape-shift. The series find the two fearing for their lives as Goo San Daek tries to prevent the discovery of her child's shape-shifting powers.

The initial plot lines cover the Gumiho and her daughter taking refuge in the house of a wealthy family. Critics applauded the work of young actress Kim Yoo Jung. The series has a sizable cult following in the US.

Monday & Tuesday 9:55 PM et/pt on ViKi
1 Season, 16 Episodes
July 4, 2010
International, Science Fiction
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  • The mistress is scared of terror for lady Gu San since she threats her to kill Cho Ok any time.

  • The mistress was able to do the ceremony before lady Gu San and Cho Ok returns to her own self now.

  • Cho Ok finally learns that she had eaten the liver of Yeon Hee and feels scared and confused.

  • Lady Gu San again smiles brightly at Yoon Doo Soo and Yoon Doo Soo once again feels the love he had for lady Gu San and he also feels sorry for what had happened to her and what he had done to her.

  • Yeon Hee sings the song her mother use to sing to her wishing that her mother will hear it and come for her.

  • Man Shin tells Yoon Doo Soo to take the liver out of Yeon Hee himself...

  • Yeon Hee realizes that she has to leave the town soon so she goes to Jung Gi for the last time and looks at him from the distance...

  • Yeon Hee is getting more and more confused about who she is and why she is turning the way she is.

  • Finally the mistress figured out about the plan Mr. Yoon had with Yeon Hee...

  • Lady Gu San threw herself from stopping Mr. Yoon finding out about the secret of Yeon Hee...

  • Yoon Doo Soo feels his love for lady Gu San and asks her to become his concubine.

  • Lady Gu San and Yeon Hee decides to leave Yoon Doo Soo's family but gets caught by the detective for digging into the grave.

  • Legend tells us that foxes are magical creatures? an old fox with nine tales can become human if it meets and lives with atrustworthy man for ten years, but the man must keep his encounter with the foxa secret, or the spell will be broken...

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