This film portray shuman relationships and social problems revealed by the protagonist’s pursuit of absolute silence; but more importantly, it has a popular appeal that many teens may find easy to approach. The journey of the protagonist’s transformation from passivity to pro-activity while being on the road with a boy suits nicely with this year’s festival slogan, “The Road Together.”
This year, 11 films are nominated for NETPAC Award which is newly started from 2018.
Ulju Mountain Film Festival is located in Asian continent and we should live together and communicate with other countries in Asia through the films. Those nominated films are made in South Korea, China, India, Iran, and Turkey. Nominees are composed with fiction, documentary and animation genre films.