Kimjongilia Reviews

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Nicolas Rapold
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Jesse Singal
Boston Globe
September 1, 2010
Lately outsiders are more likely to laugh at North Korea's despotic head than to think about those who suffer under him, and Kimjongilia is a welcome and necessary antidote to that impulse.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Mike Hale
New York Times
March 19, 2010
Built around interviews with more than a half-dozen North Koreans who fled their country but can't shake its hold on their imaginations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
March 16, 2010
Arguably the most dysfunctional culture of the past few centuries, North Korea is a cosmically mad movie waiting to happen. But for now, Heikin's is merely insubstantial.