A State of Mind

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A State of Mind
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Directed byDaniel Gordon
Produced byNicholas Bonner and John Battsek
Distributed byKino International
Release date
  • 10 August 2005 (2005-08-10) (New York City)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguagesEnglish, Korean

A State of Mind is a 2004 documentary film directed by Daniel Gordon and produced by Nicholas Bonner.[1] It follows two North Korean child gymnasts and their families for over eight months during training for the 2003 Pyongyang mass games. The film won two awards at the North Korean Pyongyang International Film Festival in 2004 and was shown at 11 other film festivals worldwide before being released in a theatrical run in 2005.

UK-based dance band Faithless used clips from the documentary for the video to the single "I Want More."

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  1. ^ Justin Corfield, Historical Dictionary of Pyongyang 2013, page 16 "Nick Bonner has also been involved in the production of a number of films on the DPRK including The Game of Their Lives (2001) about the North Korean World Cup soccer team, A State of Mind (2005) about two young girls taking part in the ..."

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