Inside North Korea

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Are you ready to cross into one of the world’s most secretive nations, for a rare glimpse of the country and its absolute dictator Kim Jong Il. In this documentary, Lisa Ling takes us on a rare look inside North Korea – something few Americans have ever been able to do.

Posing as an undercover medical coordinator and closely guarded throughout her trip, Lisa moves inside the most isolated nation in the world, encountering a society completely dominated by government and dictatorship. Glimpse life inside North Korea as you’ve never seen before with personal accounts and powerful footage. Witness first-hand efforts by humanitarians and the challenges they face from the rogue regime.

Inside North Korea, 8.0 out of 10 based on 47 ratings

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  • []D[][]V[][]D

    ……………..I really would like to live there…………….that place looks wonderful…………….

    • Adriandarby

      I”ll pay for your ticket

  • igor

    i grew up in ussr and i miss my happy soviet childhood like you wouldn’t believe
    i live in canada and when i compare our foremer soviet mentality to the capitalist western one i have tears in my eyes and i wanna turn back the time

    • Igor

      I especially miss the gulags, secret police, waiting lines for scarce goods, and secret stores for privileged party officials

    • Igor

      I especially miss the gulags, secret police, waiting lines for scarce goods, and secret stores for privileged party officials

    • Pinion

      I’ve never lived in the USSR, but there’s a lot wrong with the U.S. today. I’ve been sick and in agonizing pain for well over a year. There is nothing I can do about it. I can’t go to school, can’t work, can’t afford the hospital (I was turned away because I owed $250, which is now $2,700) or a specialist. I don’t even know what’s wrong because I don’t have money for proper diagnostics. I don’t have a car, so I can’t go anywhere, and I was just recently turned down for disability, just when I thought this nightmare was almost over. If I ever get my health back, I’m going to get the hell out of this country. You get sick over here, you better have some cash stashed away, or you better be a little kid.

    • BudworthFurBags

      Igor = troll

  • ahmed

    why the us don`t go there for the freedom of the Korean people? because they do not have oil

    • wbeck

       riiight… also the fact that they have the 4th largest army in the world and are Nuclear capable doesnt have anything to do with it. not to mention the fact they share a border with china, and, just like the first Korean war, an act of aggression against North Korea could easily be seen as an act of aggression against China?  but no… your right, it must be all about oil… 

      • Jacesurfr

        too bad the united states spends 46 percent of the Worlds military budget. the next leading nation is china with 6 percent. if we wanted to we could invade. i agree with AHMED. there is nothing of value in north korea, so we stay out. 

  • euclid

    man there’s some really excellent points being brought up in these comments….

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  • Chutley

    Its the only place mastercard is not accepted.

  • thatoneguy

    There nuclear weapons are very poor, the first test explosion was so small it was thought to be a dude and the second one was better but no by much.

  • thatoneguy

    There nuclear weapons are very poor, the first test explosion was so small it was thought to be a dude and the second one was better but no by much.

  • Rcardenasl

    Just traveled to Korea this summer and visited the DMZ..amazing! Having looked over at the North Korean town of Kijong was stunning and brought a chill to my spine. This documentary documentary did a great job of demonstrating the life of a North Koreans and their unfortunate fate. 

  • http://twitter.com/panthera_f panthera f

    Creepy brainwashed country.

  • Keithch1983

    you all post comments but would you get of your ass and do something about it ?

  • Keithch1983

    you all post comments but would you get of your ass and do something about it ?

  • Taco Sanchez

    I just farted.

  • Giotto

    This girl is such an idiot. “well nuclear weapons would help”, What a thick!!! She seriously just set out to make America seem like a better place to live. She has no idea by the sounds of it. 

    • Adriandarby

      Just a bit more of an idea than you i think.

  • Mutchie35

    If he was such a GREAT LEADER he wouldnt of let the country get so run down he threw out all the help he got rid of the missionarys

  • ed007

    goes to show how brainwashing works very well

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Rodrigues/100000131306920 David Rodrigues

    wbeck and you say becouse you are american right?im with chutley if america isnt afraid of mass destruction arms of the inteire muslim world etc its a bit strage my friend…
     

  • Aherne

    Indoctrination takes many forms.  This is extreme-certainly!. 
     
      The ‘West’ has it’s PR /Advertising/Media -and it’s partners in more overt power,ie Government.  
     
     So-the former are bedazzled by ‘Kim’; while the latter population generally seem bedazzled by ‘shopping’ and ‘celebrity’.  

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  • Si Nad

    Link not working but you can find it here:

    http://vimeo.com/23478111

  • Kiltman

    Korean Thatcher!

    • Simon

      That’s the stupidest most ignorant comment I’ve seen in a long time! I’ve never liked Thatcher but to say that she in any way shape or form can be compared to Kim Il Sung or Kim Jung Il is just horrible! You ought to be ashamed of yourself!.

  • mrloy

    Everyone this documentary team spoke to is probably now dead or in a gulag