Little Pyongyang: a North Korean's life in London

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The latest Guardian documentary meets former soldier Choi Joong-wha, who lives with his family in New Malden, London, home to Europe’s biggest North Korean population

Choi Joong-wha, a former soldier in North Korea, lives today with his wife and children in the sleepy London suburb of New Malden, home to Europe’s biggest North Korean population. Despite enjoying the newfound comforts of his British life he would like to return to the country that still feels like his true home.

In the Guardian’s latest documentary, Little Pyongyang, Joong-wha reflects on both why he left North Korea and the state of his day-to-day life over the course of several months, in a portrait of loss, longing, and the complexities of healing from trauma.

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