March 28, 2023

S.Korea’s “hell on earth” caused zombie film success: N.Korea

Outlet claims failure of domestic policies have led to success of "Train to Busan" and others

President Park Geun-hye’s failure in domestic politics and the breakdown of society has led to the recent success of disaster-themed blockbusters in South Korea, a North Korean mouthpiece said on Saturday.

Comparing the South to the dystopian societies portrayed in two recent movies “Train to Busan" and “The Tunnel”, Arirang-Meari, an online propaganda outlet, claimed that life in South Korea is "a hell on earth" and "complete pandemonium".