BIFF 2020
Camp 14: Total Control Zone

Camp 14: Total Control Zone

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Instinct to survive under terrible conditions.

CAMP 14: TOTAL CONTROL ZONE tells the story of Shin Dong-Hyuk, a former inmate of a North Korean camp for political prisoners. Having spent all of his life in the camp, he escaped when he was 23 years old. In Seoul, he is faced with having to adapt to a radically different society and environment. He speaks of one day wanting to return «home». CAMP 14: TOTAL CONTROL ZONE is a universal story of the human instinct to survive.

MARC WIESE is a German director who has been directing documentaries for television and cinema for several years. His debut film was BETWEEN PRISON AND PALACE in 1995. He has won several awards including the Silver World Medal at the New York Festivals and the Most valuable documentary of the year prize at the Cinema for Peace Awards in Berlin.