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Songs from the North / Rosa Filmes ; writer, director, cinematographer, editor, Soon-Mi Yoo ; producers, Soon-Mi Yoo, Haden Guest.

Yoo, Soon-Mi, (film producer,, screenwriter,, film director,, editor of moving work.). Guest, Haden, (film producer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 72 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Kino Lorber : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Soon-Mi Yoo.
Summary, etc.:
Songs From the North is an essay film which offers an unique look at the enigma of North Korea, a country typically seen through the distorted lens of jingoistic propaganda and derisive satire. Interweaving footage from director Soon-Mi Yoo's three visits to North Korea together with songs, spectacle, popular cinema and archival footage, Songs From the North tries to understand the psychology and popular imagery of the North Korean people. To look closely and objectively at North Korea, a country that challenges our most fundamental assumptions about the human condition, is ultimately to question the meaning of freedom, love and patriotism.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Koreans.
Korea (North) > Social life and customs > 21st century.
Korea (North)

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