Mutt Boy (2003)

Life is tough for 'Chol-Min'. His mother died during labor, forcing him to grow up alone with his stoic police officer father. However, Chol-Min lives a high-spirited life and roams around town with his own mutt, a half-bred police dog, making friends and enemies along ...

"Mutt" is one of my favorite films.  I think it has endearing and genuine characters. It just hits home with me.  It's probably because I had a lot of input on the script, so much so that the director offered me co-writer credit which I turned down.