February 25, 2024

North Korean media slams critical Russian film

Heavy-handed treatment of young actress due to her lack of experience, girl's mother claims

The North Korean mouthpiece Arirang-Meari on Thursday criticized the Russian movie Under the Sun, which reveals how Pyongyang manipulates its people through its media, saying that the movie “deeply hurt” the good will of North Koreans.

The article also warned the South Korean President Park Geun-hye not to use Rhee Jin Mi, the main child actress in the film, as South Korean propaganda material.