Title : The Thorn Birds / Thorn Tree Bird / The Thorn Bush Bird
Genre : Family, Romance
Episode : 20
Director : Kim Jong Chang (Rosy Life)
Scriptwriter : Lee Sun Hee (Father’s House)
Production company : GnG Production
Broadcast network : KBS2, Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
Broadcast period : 2011 – March -02 to 2011-May-05
Jung Eun has been searching for her biological mother who had abandoned her since birth.
Jung Eun and Young Jo become close friends because they share the pain of growing up without a mother.
Jung Eun’s friend Yoo Kyung, however, is jealous of their relationship.

At the age of 25, Jung Eun works as a part-time actress while waiting for her mother to find her.
On the other hand, Yoo Kyung struggles for her debut as a film director and meets producer Young Jo.
Yoo Kyung seduces Young Jo after discovering that he is an heir to a conglomerate and then gets pregnant.
But when Young Jo gives up his family inheritance, she coldly cuts him off from her life.
When Yoo Kyung goes into labor and is carried to the hospital due to premature birth, she registers herself as “Jung Eun”. And when Yoo Kyung finally finds her biological mother, who is old, sick, and poor, she abandons both her mother and baby.
Jung Eun, who is desperate to have a family, takes Yoo Kyung’s baby in and visits Yoo Kyung’s mother Myung-Ja. And by doing so, Jung Eun changes her fate by pretending to be Myung-Ja’s daughter.


Han Hye Jin as Seo Jung Eun
Kim So Hyun as young Jung Eun
Joo Sang Wook as Lee Young Jo
Lee Min Ho as young Young Jo
Kim Min Jung as Han Yoo Kyung
Yoon Jung Eun as young Yoo Kyung
Seo Do Young as Choi Kang Woo

Extended Cast

Cha Hwa Yun as Yoon Myung Ja / Lee Ae Rin
Kim Ha Eun as Yang Mi Ryun
Song Ok Sook as Kim Kye Soon
Choi Jae Won as Park Han Soo
Kim Dong Young as young Han Soo
Jung Ui Kap as Lee Young Gook
Park Ji Il as Choi Jong Dal
Ahn Seung Hoon (안승훈) as Yoon Myung Goo
Lee Mi Young as Soon Geum
Jung Eun Byul as Seo Jin
Oh Hyun Kyung as Young Jo’s grandfather
Kim Soo Hyun (김수현) as Han Byul
Lee Won Jae (이원재) as Yoon Hak Goo
Kim Ji Young

Production Credits

Production Company: GnG Production
Chief Producer: Bae Kyung Soo
Producer: Kim Jin Woo (김진우)
Director: Kim Jong Chang
Screenwriter: Lee Sun Hee


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