CROSSING (Kim Tae-Kyun, 2008)

Reflecting the dire poverty and absence of self-determination in North Korea, Yong-soo’s situation is, to say the least, unfortunate. His pregnant wife desperately needs medicine, forcing Yong-soo across China’s border in search of it; somehow he survives this, but, once caught, he ends up permanently separated from his family in their mining village, a refugee […]