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North Korean Cinema 1: Trafic Controller on Crossroads (Negŏri Chopyang)

This is the first North Korean movie I saw and so it seems like a good place to start. It’s not very long, coming in at just under an hour. The movie itself is about the conflict between a no … Continue reading

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Theory and Praxis of North Korean Cinema: An Initial Approximation

I’m working up a set of criteria to review North Korean movies with. So far I have the following: The Kim Co-efficient: How strong a presence is the cult of Kim (and/or religion of Juche). Socialist Plenty: Movies from communist … Continue reading

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