His only chance to improve his lot comes from the races families organise when their children take their first steps. The prize can be a cockerel, a lamb or even a horse. With its big heart and expressive central performance, Running to the Sky paints a delicate, layered portrait of everyday life for one young boy as he bears more weight than he should for his age.
“A coming of age drama told with such charm and sensitivity that it registers high on the likeability scale.” Screen International
Winner FIPRESCI Prize at Busan International Film Festival 2019