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AFP: NKorea’s first film to hit West: schoolgirl’s dreams n’drama

AFP: NKorea's first film to hit West: schoolgirl's dreams n'drama

North Korea’s first film bidding for buyers at the Cannes market provides a rare look at the fortress nation seen through teenage eyes. “The Schoolgirl’s Diary,” one of only two films produced by Pyongyang last year, chronicles a girl’s life through her school years, grappling with peer pressure and family problems much the same as those the world over. Claire Rosemberg reports.

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