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By Hark Joon Lee

From 2007 to 2011 South Korean filmmaker and newspaper reporter Hark Joon Lee lived between North Korean defectors in China, filming an award-winning documentary on their struggles. Crossing Heaven's Border is the firsthand account of his stories there, the place he witnessed human trafficking, the smuggling of illicit medications via North Korean infantrymen, and an extraordinary profitable get away from North Korea by way of sea.

As Lee strains the usually tragic lives of North Korean defectors who have been keen to probability every little thing for his or her hopes, he trips to Siberia in pursuit of hidden North Korean lumber generators; to Vietnam, the place defectors make determined fees into international embassies; and alongside the 10,000-kilometer break out direction for defectors stretching from China to Laos and to Thailand.

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