Under the sun

Under the sun

DVD - 2016 | Korean
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"A rare, jaw-dropping glimpse of everyday life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang: Zin-Mi is an adorable 8-year-old girl, who, as she prepares to join the prestigious Children's Union, participates in colorful, joyous patriotic school pageants, eats delicious evening meals at her family's well-appointed apartment, and is doted on by her attractive parents who work in model factories that regularly exceed their production targets. Sounds too good to be true? Of course it is."--
Publisher: [Brooklyn, NY] : Icarus Films Home Video, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 951.9305 UNDER
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
Additional Contributors: Manskiĭ, Vitaliĭ 1963-

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Veepea Sep 10, 2017

I didn't find this documentary to be as shocking as advertised. All documentaries are crafted to tell a certain story (it can be hard to find one without any bias), so it wasn't surprising that the North Korean government was staging stuff to look good. I did enjoy it for the opportunity to see s... Read More »


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Veepea Sep 10, 2017

I didn't find this documentary to be as shocking as advertised. All documentaries are crafted to tell a certain story (it can be hard to find one without any bias), so it wasn't surprising that the North Korean government was staging stuff to look good. I did enjoy it for the opportunity to see some everyday events that the film maker was able to sneak in. Worth a watch.

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Jan 23, 2017

An interesting look of a closed, controlled and joyless country.

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