Tag Archives: North Korea

Mar
13
2011

Kim Jong-Il: golf was no challenge

In a development that shows the lengths to which young Irish people currently have to go to secure work, two student documentary filmmakers (and an English colleague) have secured the right to record proceedings at a North Korean golf tournament. Life behind the veil of secrecy that surrounds this Orwellian dystopia may be many things– unimaginably harsh, monotonous– but I always suspected ‘golf crazy’ wasn’t one of them. Not so, say DPRK officials! 

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