Release Date: 2009
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 28 min
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.
Director: Mads Brügger
The Red Chapel becomes an infectiously funny, gonzo glimpse into the sausage-making process of propaganda. show more
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
For boldness of execution as well as vision, The Red Chapel stands out as a singular, important comedy. show more