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A State of Mind (2004)

08/10/2005 (US) Documentary 1h 33m


Two young North Korean gymnasts prepare for an unprecedented competition in this documentary that offers a rare look into the communist society and the daily lives of North Korean families. For more than eight months, film crews follow 13-year-old Pak Hyon Sun and 11-year-old Kim Song Yun and their families as the girls train for the Mass Games, a spectacular nationalist celebration.

  1. Daniel Gordon

    Director, Writer

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  1. Daniel Gordon


  2. Hyon Sun Pak


  3. Song Yun Kim


  4. Kim Jong-il

    Kim Jong-il

    Himself (archive footage)

  5. Kim Jong-ho

    Himself - Mass Games Organizer

  6. Hyon Sun Pak

    Herself - Gymnast

  7. Song Yun Kim

    Herself - Gymnast

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A State of Mind
A State of Mind

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Original Language English

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