Movie “How to Steal a Dog” won the Golden Elephant Award in the Asian Panorama category in the ninteenth International Children’s Film Festival of India. Um Yong Hun, the CEO of the producing company, who attended a different festival, the Daejong Awards, said through his social media website, “At the exact moment when our movie was not getting an award at the Daejong Awards, we heard that we won the Golden Elephant Award through Twitter.”
However, Um Yong Hun was still thrilled by the Korean audience, saying, “I was ecstatic at the reaction that I saw from the audience, who laughed, cried, and applauded. We got a standing ovation at the end of the movie.” He said, “This is a movie in which the father does not appear even once, but he is still the main character. He always watches out for his family’s happiness, and I dedicated this movie to all the fathers and the children of the world.”
“How to Steal a Dog” is about a girl who lives in a trailer with his mother and her younger sibling, who tries to steal a dog in order to find a house, as their father has lost their house through a failed business. Kim Hye Ja, Lee Chun Hee, Kang Hye Jung, and Choi Min Soo are among the actors.