Juche Idea

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Specifications

Studio Kino Video
SKU 223269252
UPC 738329071127
UPC 14 00738329071127
Format DVD
Release Date 10/4/2011
Keywords
Artists
Documentary
Filmmakers
Filmmaking
Politics
Editors Note
Note Inspired by the true life tale of a South Korean filmmaker who was kidnapped by the North Koran government and charged with invigorating the North's failing film industry, director Jim Finn's cinema-centric drama tells the story of a South Korean video artist who arrives at a North Korean art residence with the goal of ushering Juche cinema into the 21st Century. A hybrid of Confucian and authoritarian Stalinist pseudo-Socialism, Juche is translated as self-reliance, and plays a crucial part in North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il's philosophy of propaganda, film, and art. When aspiring young video artist Yoon Jung Lee arrives to work at a Juche art residency on a North Korean collective farm, the philosophies of politics and filmmaking quickly begin to converge.
Actors
Jim Finn
Daniela Kostova
Cast & Crew
Jim Finn - Star
Lee Jung Yoon - Star
Daniela Kostova - Star
Kim Sung - Host
Oleg Mavromatti - Host
Jim Finn - Director of Photography
Jim Finn - Screenwriter
Lee Jung Yoon - Director of Photography
Neung Phak - Composer
Alex Chechile - Composer
Jesse Stiles - Sound
Pauline Oliveros - Composer
Jim Finn - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2008
UPC 00738329071127
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 62 minutes
Color (unknown/unconverted)
Features
DVD, English, Korean, Subtitled, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
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