The Red Chapel Poster

Release Date: 2009

Not Yet Rated|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.

Director: Mads Brügger

Genres: Comedy, Documentary

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

  • 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

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