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I Am Sun Mu (2015)

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The life and work of North Korean defector turned political pop artist Sun Mu.

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Adam Sjöberg

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Adam Sjöberg
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Cast

Credited cast:
Angela Angela ... Herself (wife of Sun Mu)
Ho Bin Ho Bin ... Himself (Sun Mu's Assistant)
Il Gon Il Gon ... Himself (Sun Mu's Friend)
Liang Kegang Liang Kegang ... Himself (Beijing Yuan Art Museum director)
Liang Xiao Me Liang Xiao Me ... Herself (Sun Mu's daughter)
Sun Mu Sun Mu ... Himself
Cui Xianji Cui Xianji ... Himself (Chinese-Korean Artist)
Liang Ji Yen Liang Ji Yen ... Himself (Sun Mu's son)
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Operating under a pseudonym which means 'no boundaries' - North Korean defector Sun Mu creates political pop art based on his life, homeland, and hope for a future united Korea. His hidden identity is nearly compromised when a massive historical exhibit in Beijing is shuttered by Chinese and North Korean authorities.

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Country:

China | South Korea | USA

Language:

Korean

Release Date:

15 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sono Sun Mu See more »

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Quotes

Himself (Sun Mu's Friend): If you kill a rooster, the dawn will come nonetheless.
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Soundtracks

I Am What I Am
performed by Spiritualized
Licensed courtesy of Domino Publishing Company Ltd.
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A film that makes you think "there are too many documentarists out there!"
6 March 2019 | by ersbelSee all my reviews

A film that makes you think "there are too many documentarists out there!"

Of course they aren't. And quality comes from quantity. But this is not the one to bother.

A messy story. Is it about the person? For security reasons there are no details.

Is it about the life in North Korea? Yet the action is in South Korea.

Is it about moving to China? Also no.

Is it about the work? But you are bombarded with information about the move and China and many others.

I was curious about Sun Mu. But I have wasted my time on zooms on paintings one can find online.


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