• Release Date: May 28, 2010
The Juche Idea Image
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Summary: In the late 1960s Kim Jong Il guaranteed his succession as the Dear Leader of North Korea by adapting his father’s Juche (pronounced choo-CHAY) philosophy to propaganda, film, and art. Translated as self-reliance, Juche is a hybrid of Confucianism and authoritarian Stalinist pseudo-socialism. The film is about a South Korean video artist who comes to a North Korean art residency to help bring Juche cinema into the 21st century. The story is told through the films she makes at the residency, as well as interviews with a Bulgarian filmmaker, and even a brief sci-fi movie. (Lorber Films)
Runtime: 62 min
Genres: Comedy, Documentary
Country: USA
Languages: English, Korean
Director Credit
Jim Finn Director
Writer Credit
Jim Finn Writer
Jong-il Kim Writer
Cast Credit
Daniela Kostova Bulgarian Filmmaker
Jung Yoon Lee Yoon Jung
Oleg Mavromatti Oleg
Sung Kim North Korean Actor
Producer Credit
Jim Finn Producer
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