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The Fox Family (구미호 가족)

구미호 가족 (Goo-mi-ho Ga-jok)

Directed by Lee Hyeong-gon (이형곤)

Screenplay by ,

Comedy Musical Fantasy Fear

102min | Release date in South Korea :


The nine-tailed fox is a mythical shape-shifting creature which can become a human being in its 1000th year if it eats the liver of a human being. A family of such foxes open up a circus and transform themselves in the hope of capturing human beings. One day, there occurs a strange case of torso murder which becomes the biggest issue of their day, and the fox family is caught up in the middle of it. Will the family be able to make their thousand-year dream come true?


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MK Picture (MK 픽쳐스)
MK Picture (MK 픽쳐스)
 Kim Sang-don (김상돈)
 Production department
 Lee Gong-joo (이공주)
 Assistant director
 Lee Byung-hoon (이병훈)
 Music department
 Cho Sang-kyung (조상경)
 Costume Design
 Jung Jae-hoon (정재훈)
 Editing department
 Kim Sang-man (김상만)
 Advertising design
 Kwon Patrick (권양헌)
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102 min 35mm Cinemascope (2.35)
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US$ 3.8M
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Airing dates : 2006/09/28
South Korean Box Office
Source : &
As of 2006.10.08 : 129,720 admissions (total)
As of 2006.10.01 : 51,523 admissions (total)

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