One leaves the film with the Twilight Zone sense that the place isn't quite the hellhole prior reports have suggested. full review
This fascinating documentary details day-to-day life in the hard-line Communist state of North Korea.
A fresh, straightforward portrayal of what the film calls 'the least visible ... least known ... least understood ... country in the world.' full review
The biggest value of the movie is the depiction of Pyongyang life, the elaborate Mass Games choreography, a wondrous road trip to the revered Mount Paektu, and the ideological mind-set of typical North Korean citizens. full review
A nifty documentary by Brit Daniel Gordon, who directed, wrote and narrated.
Admirably non-judgmental docu about life in 'the least visited, known, understood country in the world,' per Brit director Daniel Gordon, brings a refreshing balance to the usual blind vilification of the country. full review
A State of Mind offers a rare and often chilling glimpse into the culture of North Korea. full review
Not even the widest political chasms, Gordon finds, can eradicate the universal pleasure of a young girl's giggle. full review