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1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
Two Danish comics and a filmmaker go to North Korea disguised as a vaudeville act with the goal of ridiculing the nation's oppressive laws and customs.

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Director: Mads Brügger

Genres: Documentary, Comedy

Distributor: Kino Lorber

The Red Chapel (2009)

Release Date: December 29th, 2010|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 88
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    For boldness of execution as well as vision, The Red Chapel stands out as a singular, important comedy. show more

  • 80
    Eric Hynes Time Out New York

    Uniting Sacha Baron Cohen's daredevilry with Werner Herzog's bombast, Brügger aims to expose "the evilness of North Korea" with a gloriously incoherent, kazoo-and-whoopee-cushion–inflected stage show starring a self-proclaimed "spastic." show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    The Red Chapel becomes an infectiously funny, gonzo glimpse into the sausage-making process of propaganda. show more

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