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North Korea says Danish documentary that shows apparent attempts to evade a UN ban on arms trading was completely made up and called on Denmark to find the infiltrator

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  1. nacho
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    The documentary is amazing. Thing is, except for the crazy infiltration story, little is new in it. The big difference is that they've got it all on tape and in pictures. That's astounding. The...

    The documentary is amazing. Thing is, except for the crazy infiltration story, little is new in it.

    The big difference is that they've got it all on tape and in pictures. That's astounding.

    The whole premise of a laid-off baker infiltrating North Korea sounds absurd, but when you see how these "friendship associations" are treated in the country, with an own museum with gifts from them presented as official gifts from the countries they stem from, it's easy to understand how North Koreans themselves can be fooled.

    When the documentary series becomes available in your area, I highly recommend it.

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  2. a_dog
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    Not essential, as there are small recaps, but it wouldn’t hurt to see Brügger‘s 2006 documentary The Red Chapel before watching this. His film from last year about Dag Hammarskjöld is worth...

    Not essential, as there are small recaps, but it wouldn’t hurt to see Brügger‘s 2006 documentary The Red Chapel before watching this.

    His film from last year about Dag Hammarskjöld is worth checking out too. I wasn’t familiar with the story, so it was real edge of your seat stuff. So bonkers I might have to watch it again to make sure I took it all in.

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