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Under the Sun

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2015 / Russia, Germany, Czech Republic, North Korea, Latvia / 106 min / N-13
Total votes: 51, Average: 8.5
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Director(s) - Vitaly Mansky
Screenwriter(s) - Vitaly Mansky
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Producer(s) - Simone Baumann, Natalya Manskaya, Filip Remunda
Cinematographer - Alexandra Ivanova, Mikhail Gorobchuk
Editor(s) - Andrej Paperny
Composer(s) - Kārlis Auzāns
Sales agent - Deckert Distribution GMBH
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Dialogues - Korean
Subtitles - Lithuanian, English
This is a film about the ideal life in an ideal country. About how new ideal people are joining this perfect world. We can see how much effort the North Korean people have to undertake to make this ideal world work. Every North Korean is ready to give his life for this world. We see the process of the creation of these ideals, 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 of North Korea. The girl is going to be 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.

About Directors

Vitaly Mansky (b. 1963 in Lvov, Ukraine).


"Evreyskoe schaste" (1990), "Private Chronicles. Monolog" (1999, doc.), "Broadway. Black Sea" (2002, doc.), "Gagarin's Pioneers" (2005, doc.), "Tender's Heat: Wild Wild Beach" (2007, doc.), "Virginity" (2008, doc.), "Rassvet/Zakat. Dalai Lama 14" (2008, doc.), "Motherland or Death" (2011, doc.), "Pipeline" (2013, doc.), "The Eternal Light" (2014, short doc.), "Under the Sun" (2015, doc., "Kino pavasaris").