Dragon smuggles North Korean defectors across borders for a living, and his latest undercover trip with Sook-Ja and Yong-hee takes an unexpected turn when they are left stranded in China. ... See full summary »
Kaj is an alcoholic living on the money the Danish state is providing him. Him and his friends spend their time drinking beer at a public bench. One day Kaj's life turns upside down when a young lady and her child moves in next to him.
Marius Sonne Janischefska,
Stine Holm Joensen
Travel documentary portraying Mads Cortzen and Jacob Boeschou, two long time admirers of the United States and supporters of President George W. Bush who now strive to convince Americans to vote for the Republican President.
An excellent, sometimes difficult to watch, glimpse into the warped world of North Korea
I think the three young men who made this are now very different due to what they experienced in North Korea. It's a case of them biting off more than they could chew and it affected them profoundly.
Another reviewer described this as being close to Borat. Yes it is however it is Mads, Jacob and Simon who are the 'victims' and come out looking very uncomfortable.
I really don't think they were aware of just how ingrained in North Korean life the Kim Jong Il Cult and Kim Il Sung cult is and that the population has been totally brainwashed into non flinching obedience and faith. This was graphically shown by Ms Park's emotional display at the statue of Kim Il Sung.
There is some really good acting on both sides. The North Koreans showing how life is wonderful and the Danes in towing the line and embracing their host's ideology.
This is one documentary that shouldn't be missed if you want an insight into such an odd country and also how it has a profound effect on the three Danes.
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