Director(s): Roxy Rezvany
Producer(s): Roxy Rezvany, Aya Kaido, Matt Diegan
2018 | 24 min | UK
Joong-wha Choi, a former soldier in the DPRK, lives with his wife and kids in a sleepy London suburb. Despite enjoying the new found comforts of his British life, and being emancipated from the pressures of the North Korean state, his dilemma lies in a desire to return to the land that betrayed him, but is undoubtedly his true home. The film tracks his reflections on both why he left North Korea and the state of his day to day life over the course of several months, in what is ultimately a portrait of the complexities of healing from trauma.