United Kingdom: October 04 2013
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Shin Dong-Huyk was born November 19th 1983 as a political prisoner in an northcorean reeducation camp. He was a child of two prisoners who have been maried by order of the wardens. He spent his his entire childhood and youth in camp 14, in truth a death camp. Forced labor since he was six years old, hunger, beatings and torture. Always at the mercy of the wardens. He knew nothing of the world outside the barbed-wire fences. He thinks everybody is living in that way. At the age of 23, with the help of an older prisoner, he succeeds in escaping. For months he journeys through North Korea and China and finally to South Korea, where he encounters a world completely strange to him.