Ryang-Kang-Do! Merry Christmas North!

Christmas descends on a North Korean village in the form of a toy robot that evokes awe, desire, and jealousy in the area's impoverished children. For little Jong-soo, the robot offers him sudden popularity and a chance to finally visit Pyongyang to aid his sick brother. A Christmas tale unlike any you've seen before, complete with a North Korean Santa Claus, some not particularly wise men, and a hoped-for winter's journey to that promised land of glory (Pyongyang), this family-centric comedy/ melodrama (written by Jung Sung-san, a defector from North Korea) offers a rarely seen portrait of everyday North Koreans.

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