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Camp 14: Total Control Zone Reviews

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
October 9, 2013
The only person known to have escaped from a North Korean re-education camp reveals some 1984-level [stuff], except it's worse, because it's not fiction...
Charlotte O'Sullivan
London Evening Standard
October 4, 2013
Those who've read Escape from Camp 14 will know all about Shin Dong-huyk. Everyone else will be left slack-jawed by his account of prison-camp life in North Korea.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Anton Bitel
Sight and Sound
October 4, 2013
It is this very understatement, and the weight given to Shin's words over any accompanying sound or image, that prevent Wiese's film ever seeming exploitative, even though it is addressing unimaginable human depravity and degradation.
October 3, 2013
Using interviews and atmospheric animated sequences, Weise uncovers a world where brutality is the norm and conditioning blurs the line between victim and perpetrator.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies
October 3, 2013
This harrowing and vital documentary examines life in a North Korean death camp.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph (UK)
October 3, 2013
Director Wiese, proceeding at a cautious pace, gleans one horrific fact of life in Camp 14 after another.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 3, 2013
A harrowing, important and shocking documentary which tells the story of Shin Dong-Hyuk who was born into captivity in a North Korean death camp in 1983.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 20, 2012
The slowest film ever to have me completely on the edge of my seat ... unbelievable and chilling.
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