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208 Ratings


Directed by N.C. Heikin
France, 2009
Documentary, Drama


Apart from his status as a charter member of the “Axis of Evil,” Kim Jong Il has remained enigmatic to most Westerners. N.C. Heikin’s documentary Kimjongilia gives long overdue voice and a glimpse behind the curtain to those who’ve suffered under the dictator’s reign.

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Directed by N.C. Heikin

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2009 | World Cinema - Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2009 | Best Documentary (International Jury Award)

San Francisco International Film Festival


Warsaw International Film Festival

2009 | Nominee: Best Documentary

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