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Summary A suspenseful, riveting portrait of the lengths people will go to gain freedom, Beyond Utopia follows various families as they attempt to flee North Korea, one of the most oppressive places on Earth, a land they grew up believing was a paradise. At the film’s core is a courageous pastor, a man of God on a mission to help a mother reunite...

Directed By: Madeleine Gavin

Beyond Utopia

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
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84
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 5 User Ratings
9.2
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Summary A suspenseful, riveting portrait of the lengths people will go to gain freedom, Beyond Utopia follows various families as they attempt to flee North Korea, one of the most oppressive places on Earth, a land they grew up believing was a paradise. At the film’s core is a courageous pastor, a man of God on a mission to help a mother reunite...

Directed By: Madeleine Gavin

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Universal Acclaim Based on 5 User Ratings
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Production Company 19340 Productions, Human Rights Foundation, Random Good Foundation, The deNovo Initiative, Two Chairs Productions, XRM Media, iDeal Partners Film Fund
Release Date Oct 23, 2023
Duration 1 h 55 m
Rating PG-13
Critics' Choice Documentary Awards
4 Nominations
Hamptons International Film Festival
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Woodstock Film Festival
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations