Comrade Kim Goes Flying
- Belgium/UK/North Korea
- 81 min
- Directed by: Kim Gwang Hun, Nicholas Bonner, Anja Daelemans
- Cast: Han Jong Sim, Pak Chung Guk
- Language: Korean
The first Western-financed feature to be made entirely in North Korea tells the story of a young miner who trains to become a trapeze artist in pursuit of her childhood dreams of flying.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
A candy-coloured view of life and dreams in the Hermit Kingdom.
This cheerful, bright confection tells the story of Yong Mi, a coal miner in her twenties whose childhood dreams of flying are revived by a visit to the circus. She trains to become a trapeze artist, and despite setbacks and embarrassments she maintains her optimism and her will to succeed. The first Western-financed feature film made entirely in North Korea fills the screen with charm and idealism.
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