The real lives of people trapped in the world’s most secretive state are finally exposed.

Watch North Korea: Voices from the Secret State on BBC Select

It is the most secretive and isolated country in the world. Under the rule of dictator Kim Jong-Un, no-one knows what the citizens of North Korea really think. That is until now.

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North Korea: Voices from the Secret State on BBC Select

This revealing film hears the uncensored views of people in the North including army officers, a senior member of the security service, and a desperate family contemplating escape. What happens behind the wall of silence?

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