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Dragon is a human smuggler who leads North Korean defectors across borders for a living. His latest undercover trip with Sook-Ja and Yong-hee takes an unexpected turn when they are left stranded in China, putting their dramatic escape plan into question. Their perilous journey reflects the reality of tens of thousands of North Koreans currently in hiding in China. Filmed undercover by a Korean-Canadian filmmaker, Ann Shin gets intimate access with these three individuals in this POV film and explores universal questions about human rights, smuggling and the pursuit of freedom.


  • 1.  kirsteneskow 20 Feb 2014 19:32

    How can i rent from the US? I am enthralled with your productions!

  • 2.  andrew76092 31 May 2014 21:59

    @kirsteneskow I was able to purchase a subscription for a pre-determined time (I chose one month) and it ran me $21. Not a bad deal considering all of the full length, high definition docs! I live in Texas so it can be done.

  • 3.  andrew76092 31 May 2014 21:59

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