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Forbidden Love (구미호외전)

구미호외전 (Goo-mi-ho-oi-jeon)

Directed by Kim Hyeong-il (김형일)

Screenplay by ,

Action Drama Science-Fiction

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This drama series was produced with a hope of bringing the young generation back to television as it successfully combines the elements of action horror with those of a tragic melodrama. "Forbidden Love" depicts a fight between two different species: humans who at times act inhumanely, and non-human creatures who can be more compassionate than human beings.

This drama is based on a legend about a fox with nine tails that loves humans but is eventually betrayed by them. While presenting the modern version of a tragic love between a human and a fox with nine tails - two species that can never coexist, this drama also tackles such contentious issues as the moral aspect of genetic manipulation, social and economical costs associated with a longer lifespan, and human cloning.

"Forbidden Love" suggests a new "fusion culture" idol - a non-human creature with a human-like appearance who is more talented, beautiful and compassionate than human beings. This drama aims to win popularity not only from the young audience but from middle-aged viewers as well by creating a new character through a dramatic depiction of the predestined connection between the two enemies -- foxes with nine tails and human beings -- and the formation of a new conflict structure.

"Fusion drama" has emerged as a new code that can appeal to various age groups of viewers through diverse genres and stories. A Fox With Nine Tails gave birth to a new legend by overturning the existing perception of foxes with nine tails, and created a sensation by introducing a novel storyline and showing off top-notch filming techniques. What's more, its characters have become the new icons of the "wanna-be" culture.

"Forbidden Love" is the first Korean TV drama that depicts the passionate love between a human being and an alien species through cutting-edge technologies that make the tragic love between the characters ever more dramatic and heartrending.


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  • Park Joon-seok appreciates Kim Hee-seon

    2013/05/09, Source,
    Actor Park Joon-seok from the group Taesaja showed his appreciation for actress Kim Hee-seon. Park Joon-seok came back as an actor and said he was taken very well care of by Kim Hee-seon on the "Mnet Wide News",...More
  • U-Kiss grows up after six months away in Japan

    2012/05/01, Source,
    Back at home, seven members say increasing sex appeal is the next goal The seven members of boy band U-Kiss had to adapt to new foods and a new language during their six-month stay in Japan, but the hard work paid off, as it often does for Korean performers there. U-Kiss' first album released in Japan, "A Shared Dream", and the EP "Forbidden Love" landed in the No. 2 and No. 5 spots on Oricon's weekly chart, respectively, and the band successfully completed their first tour of Japan in March. But in the fast-paced world of K-pop where dozens of groups come and go in a flash, six months can seem like a lifetime, and fans can grow impatient with their favorite stars,...More
  • Kim Tae-hee reveals hidden body line in leather

    2012/03/29, Source,
    Actress Kim Tae-hee revealed her hidden body. A picture was posted on an online community website titled, "Kim Tae-hee looks good in black leather",...More
  • U-Kiss dominates Oricon charts

    2012/03/01, Source,
    Boy band U-Kiss is off to a promising start in Japan as its new single and album have both come to reach top 10 spots on the Oricon's daily singles and albums charts. The single "Forbidden Love" and the band's first Japanese album "A Shared Dream", released simultaneously on Feb. 29, respectively reached ninth and sixth place on the daily singles and albums chart,...More
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 Produced by
 Hong Seong-deok-I (홍성덕)
 Jin Hyeong-wook (진형욱)
70 min 
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Airing dates : 2004/07/19~2004/09/07

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Forbidden Love - contains spoilers by akasha0707

orbidden Love (also known as Nine-tail Fox) is a story of love between human and fox (a race of fox that takes the shape of human beings, ergo, feeds on humans). The man is destined to save the human race from the foxes by killing the millenium fox (sort of a goddess fox). Because of cruelty of fate, he falls in love with the very being he hates... the millenium fox herself. The dilemma lies in his decision, will he save the woman he loves (who loves him back), or save mankind from beings that can potentially wipe out the human race forever? Behind the mask of love that can never be are elements of revenge, unrequited love, conspiracy, politics, deception and manipulation. It's not your everyday tragic love story. It's a suspense-thriller, complete with extravagant martial arts moves and unexpected twists.

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2012-04-27 16:25:11
2010-06-10 01:49:44
kim tae hee rocksssssssssssssssssss
I really like kim tae hee...she's awesome!
2008-04-17 17:00:17
2008-02-24 06:41:31
I like Kim tae hee.she is very gentle in the movie.i like this movie than the other movies. I think Kim tae Hee is very popular and beautiful in south korea .just wish i want to meet you one i will visit the korea next time.
Love this drama, its really touching. Its happen in our daily life, even human and human can't get together peacefully. May God have mercy in us.
2007-12-10 21:37:31
2007-12-05 02:51:22
kim tae hee u r really pretty ...just wish i can meet u one day..
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