North Korea: The Great Illusion

This is a journey like no other, after several months of wrangling with North Korean authorities in Paris reporters Michaël Sztanke and Julien Alri obtained a visa for Pyongyang but as soon as they arrived the scene was set by a compulsory photo shoot. Journalists are kept under close surveillance and to go to North Korea is to accept the presence of guides who provide supervision 24 hours a day, their primary role is to protect the countries image.

In North Korea’s eyes every foreigner is a potential enemy who must be closely watched, this being said Sztanke and Alri attempt to delve deeper into the inner workings of the hermit kingdom, discovering the real nature of this political regime and how life is for your everyday North Korean.

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  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/357934971050779/ Martin Hedington

    Same old same old, ‘the land of the weird & brainwashed’. Worlds first Socialist Dynasty? I thought all Communist/ Socialist country’s were destined to go that way originally, maybe they meant the worlds only remaining one.