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Films & Schedules - NORTH KOREA/BELGIUM/GREAT BRITAIN

COMRADE KIM GOES FLYING — SPECIAL SCREENING Buy Tickets

Sun, Feb 10, 2013
at 5:15 PM (Regal Fox Tower 6)

Fri, Feb 15, 2013
at 6:30 PM (Regal Lloyd Center 4)

COMRADE KIM GOES FLYING — SPECIAL SCREENING

DIRECTOR: Anja Daelemans, Nicholas Bonner, Kim Gwang Hun - NORTH KOREA/BELGIUM/GREAT BRITAIN

“A winning, life-affirming fable about a young coal miner’s pursuit of her dream to become an acrobat, this is the first Western-financed fiction feature made entirely in North Korea. But this charming film wears its heavy historical mantle with grace, weaving a lovely, light-hearted tale whose themes—overcoming adversity and realizing the dream of a lifetime—upend our assumptions of a largely cloistered culture. Kim Yong-mi works as a coal miner in a small village. She dreams of one day joining the national circus and performing on the trapeze—despite the fact that she is deathly afraid of heights. When she is promoted...

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