North Korea state-run TV broadcasts Bend it like Beckham

January 2nd, 2011  |  by  |  Published in Blog

I just read a news report from the BBC revealing that North Korea state-run TV has broadcast a British film for the first time in the country’s history.

I assume Bend it like Beckham, originally released in 2002, was chosen as it’s completely inoffensive to anyone – some might even say bland.

Nevertheless the BBC reported that “although the original is 112 minutes long, the version broadcast was cut to 104 minutes, suggesting some editing.”

Personally, I didn’t notice the eight minutes of cheap oakley North Korean slander but  clearly Kim Jong Il did.

Which parts of the film would you censor? Let us know below.

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