Under The Sun | TIFF

Under The Sun

V luchakh solnca (Rusia, Latvia, Germany, Czech Republic, North Korea)

Directed by:
Vitaly Mansky
TIFF edition:

This is a film about the ideal life in an ideal country - North Korea. We see a girl in an ideal school, the daughter of ideal parents, working at ideal factories, living in an ideal apartment in the center of the capital. We can see how much effort the North Korean people have to undertake to make this ideal world work. The girl is being prepared to enter the children’s union to be a part of the ideal society, living in the eternal rays of the sun, the symbol of the great leader of the people, Kim Il-sung.

Dok Leipzig 2015, Jihlava 2015, Tallinn 2015, IDFA 2015, Trieste 2016, Hong Kong 2016
Best Central and Eastern European Documentary - Jihlava 2015, Special Jury Award, Best Director Award  - Tallinn 2015