MOTHER LAND 엄마의 땅: 그리샤와 숲의 주인
10/26/2023, 5:30 p.m., Eldorado
South Korea 2022, 69 Min, Original version with English subtitles, (Korean) FSK: 0
Genre: Fantasy, Animation
Directed by: PARK Jae-beom
Written by: PARK Jae-beom
Starring: KANG Gil-woo, KIM Ye-eun, LEE Yong-nyeo Lee, KIM Seo-young
Bucheon International Animation Film Festival (2022) – International Competition – Feature Film (Nomination)
Director PARK Jea-beom’s stop-motion film Mother Land follows Krisha, a young nomadic girl who lives with her family in the tundra. When her mother suddenly falls ill after an accident, her father travels to the city to buy medicine. Krisha, however, trusts in the words of a shaman and sets off for the northern country to talk to the Master of the Forest, a red bear. The young girl, however, is not the only one who seeks him out. Captain Vladimir wants to hunt down and kill the red bear. Will Krisha manage to save her mother?
Mother Land is Korea’s first feature-length stop-motion animation in 45 years and was nominated for the Grand Prize during the 2022 Bucheon International Animation Film Festival in the category International Competition – Feature Film.