Plot & Details
Witness the stories of four US army defectors who abandoned their homeland to seek out a new life in communist North Korea in this fascinating documentary from filmmaker Daniel Gordon. It was August of 1962 that Private First Class James Joseph Dresnok crossed the heavily fortified border from South Korea into the North. Now, more than forty-years later, the last living US Army defector known to reside in North Korea speaks with Gordon in Pyongyang about his life, experiences, and what it means to be a member of the US military who has defected to a communist nation.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Documentary
- Run Time: 91min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 08/10/2007
- DVD Release Date: 01/08/2008
- Distributor(s): Kino
- Director(s): Daniel Gordon
- Starring: James Joseph Dresnok , Daniel Gordon , Christian Slater
- Themes: Living In Exile
- Tone: Bittersweet,Intimate,Reflective
- Keywords: Communism, North Korea, border [geographic], defector, soldier, war
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (08-10-2007)
- Language: English