The Schoolgirl's Diary

The Schoolgirl's Diary

first North Korean film that made it past the border in a decade, co-written by Kim Jong-Il himself (*cough*) - a mixture of the german homecoming schmaltz of the 50s and an educational movie for grown-ups. moronically grining and happily saluting this is celebrating family as core institution to stabilize the nation. many cogwheels are more important than great deeds and installing novelties into society. jaw-dropping trash in paper mâché.

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