Disillusioned with life in the U.S. while serving in South Korea, Army private James Joseph Dresnok slipped across the DMZ and defected to North Korea in 1962. The story of "Comrade Joe" (as he was branded by the Western media) is told in this absorbing film, as archival footage and new interviews relate Dresnok's controversial journey, as well as his experiences raising a new family inside the oppressive nation. Narrated by Christian Slater. 91 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and Korean; Subtitles: English. In English and Korean with English subtitles.