In a 1973 treatise on film entitled , Kim Jong-il further developed this idea of Juche art into the cinema, claiming that it is cinema's duty to help develop the people into "true communists", and as a means "to completely eradicate capitalist elements".
The whole film is designed around a spectacular annual stadium event involving some 100,000 performers, mostly school kids, who spend months rehearsing gymnastic and artistic numbers.
The Director is the Commander: Come on a Unique Journey Inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine.
We could have kept that thing from being released.
Malgré deux ans de travail et la cession des droits d'auteur.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.