Film: The Schoolgirls Diary

A 2007 film from North Korea which was lucky enough to be distributed internationally via a French company.

Su-ryeon is a teenaged Na´ve Everygirl who is upset that her scientist father is never around and is frustrated that he has failed to obtain a doctorate. She also doesn't understand why her mother is so okay with it. Su-ryeon's younger sister, Su-ok, is a promising soccer star at their school. Eventually, Su-ryeon's father makes a breakthrough of some kind and she realizes the importance of selfless devotion to the State.

You can see the film with English subtitles here.

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