Directed by Lee Young-jae, whose hit Harmonium In My Memory starred Jeon Do-youn and Lee Byoung-hun, The Friends is based on a best-selling children's story of the same title.
Written by Yumoto Kazumi, the storybook has been published in ten countries, was awarded multiple prizes including the Boston Globe Award. It is required reading for children in Japan and Germany.
NCN, a low-budget HD movement started by veteran director Park Chul-soo (Green Chair), is endowed by the North Jeolla Province government to produce ten films a year.
Activers is at its first Filmart with a slate that includes other NCN films such as Off Road, Today And Other Days, and HERs.