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Angry Mum (2015) 憤怒的媽媽

Genre: Family, School, Politics

Enjoyment: 9/10  Pace: 9/10  No. of times I watched it: 1

Angry_Mom-cp    angrymum

starring Kim Hee Sun as Jo Kang Ja, Ji Hyun Woo as Park No Ah, Kim Yoo Jung as Oh Ah Ran, Yoon Ye Joo as Jin Yi Kyung, Ji Soo as Go Bok Dong, Baro as Hong Sang Tae

Plot: A drama about a mother who goes to school for her children who suffer from school violence. Oh Ah Ran (Kim Yoo Jung) is a high-schooler who sticks up for her bullied friend and becomes the victim of bullying in turn. When Mom hears about the school violence, she takes matters into her own hands and goes undercover as a high school student to fix the problem.

Zoom into characters: Jo Kang Ja (Kim Hee Sun) is a former Busan delinquent who got pregnant in her teens and raised her daughter as a single mom. She is willing to do anything for her daughter even though their relationship is getting more and more distant. Ah Ran is raised as Kang Ja’s sister’s daughter in a complete family. She feels hurt that her mother does not acknowledge her as her own daughter to her stepfather. To protect her best friend, she gets involved and becomes a victim of school violence too. When Kang Ja finds out and is helpless in arresting the bullies, she decides to become a student to collect evidence that the police asked for. No Ah is a teacher who believes in the goodness of the students and the world and will start to grow to a teacher who really can protect the students from harm.

 

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