Directed by Oh Dal-gyoon (오달균), Park Eun-hyeong (박은형)
Screenplay by Park Eun-hyeong (박은형), Seo Sin-hye (서신혜), Sin Dong-ik (신동익)
| Release date in South Korea : 2006/10/26
Alternative title : Hearty Paws
11-year-old Chan-yi is looking after his lovely younger sister So-yi, by himself ever since their mother left them to find her own future. Despite their desperate situation of being abandoned by family and neighbors, these kids try their best to carry on life. One day, a little puppy joins this small family as Chan-yi steals it from an old couple’s kennel as a gift his sister’s birthday. Especially clever, this dog, whose name is “Ma-eum”, returns the love received from his new family with great loyalty and it seems as though their happiness would continue forever…only until a sudden accident brings them into collapse.