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A State of Mind

North Korea's Mass Games bring together over 80,000 peformers to create a mind-boggling spectacle of dance, gymnastics and music in honour of their leader, dictator Kim Jong Il. This insightful documentary from English filmmaker Daniel Gordon follows the journey to the games of two gifted young gymnasts as they practise ceaselessly in the months leading up. A rare glimpse into an isolated culture of control, reflected in the lives of two young girls and their families; don't miss this film festival hit.

Year: 2004
Genre: Documentaries, Sport, Film Festivals 2005, Political Docos
Country: UK, Korea
Director: Daniel Gordon
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
7.8/10
Location in store: Documentary (Political)

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