Madang-eul Naon Amtalg

Daisy: A Hen into the Wild

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Synonyms: Leafie, A Hen into the Wild
Japanese: 마당을 나온 암탉
English: Daisy: A Hen into the Wild
Spanish: Lifi: Una Gallina Tocada del Ala
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 28, 2011
Producers: Myung Films
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Odolttogi
Source: Book
Genres: AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: AnthropomorphicAnthropomorphic
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.321 (scored by 16861,686 users)
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Ranked: #25722
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Popularity: #8874
Members: 4,202
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A Korean animation about a hen named Leafie who lives and works on an egg farm who dreams of freedom outside her cage. One day she fakes her own death to escape the farm.


The film won the 2011 Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film and the Best Sitges Family Film Diploma at the Sitges Film Festival.

For her contribution to the popularization of Korean animation, producer Shim Jae-myung (a.k.a. Jaime Shim) CEO of Myung Films won a Special Mention at the 2011 Korean Association of Film Critics Awards.

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One-eyed Weasel



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"Melody of the Wind" by "IU"


Jul 18, 2012
This is a hidden gem of a movie that is so sadly underrated and unknown to many.

Leafie, A Hen into the Wild is one of the most touching animated films I have ever seen that involves animals. It is based off a popular children's book by Hwang Sun-mi.

It has the feel of a Western animated feature but the undeniable grief and hardship often exhibited in Eastern drama films.

The concept is fairly simple. Leafie is a hen who is confined to an egg farm and dreams of simply going outside to the yard. By playing dead, Leafie is taken out of the farm ...
Aug 8, 2012
Upon seeing a poster or trailer for this movie, one might think, "But chickens and ducks are for eating! Who'd want to see a story about them?"

Strangely enough, it works. Director Oh Seung-Yoon tackles the subject matter with firm and unyielding compassion, making the audience feel for a hen like never before.

The storyline treads no new ground as far as morals go. Find your own destiny. Make your own mark. The circle of life goes on. These are all things we've seen before, sure, but Leafie manages to make it seem new anyhow, with colorful music that expands and contracts with every passing scene. The ...
Sep 8, 2021
Mixed Feelings
English is not my language.

As average as it is, this movie was kind of fun to watch.

It starts with Leafie wanting to live in the backyard instead of laying eggs, so she pretends to be dead and is sent off to be buried, but manages to escape. After this weasel is introduced who wants to eat Leafie and a Wild Duck helps her escape.
This Wild Duck has been fighting the Weasel for some time. And there is his final fight, where he sacrifices himself by jumping off a cliff and taking the Weasel with him, but the Weasel survives.

After this "the real movie begins," as ...

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