"An allegory of both thinking outside the box and changing the prevalent ecosystem within."

Anton Bitel, Rotten Tomatoes

"Padak is beautiful and cruel, sad and lively."

Joe Bendel, The Epoch Times

"It initially resembles little Nemo's quest in the Pixar film, but this movie is a much more realistic and ruthless take on the subject"

Laerte Andrade, Letterboxd

"It’s no stretch to say that Lee's film will leave many audience members feeling a pang of guilt for their love of sushi."

Rex Baylon, Modern Korean Cinema