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"Is North Korea the loneliest place in the world? A country with no friends and no history. With just the same myths from sunrise to sunset?" These are the questions Yoo Soon-mi asks herself and tries to get closer to the origins of the state mythology. In a compilation consisting of interviews with her father, who experienced the civil war and the subsequent division of the country, footage of everyday life in the North Korean capital Pyongyang and a horde of propaganda material, a picture emerges of a country in limbo between staged glory and everyday desolation.