South Korean elderly farmers in a scene from the movie ‘Soseongri’ - a documentary that premiered at this year's Busan film festival that focused on the unexpected, less-known victims of this international controversy - a group of grannies. Photo: AFP South Korean elderly farmers in a scene from the movie ‘Soseongri’ - a documentary that premiered at this year's Busan film festival that focused on the unexpected, less-known victims of this international controversy - a group of grannies. Photo: AFP
South Korean elderly farmers in a scene from the movie ‘Soseongri’ - a documentary that premiered at this year's Busan film festival that focused on the unexpected, less-known victims of this international controversy - a group of grannies. Photo: AFP

THAAD grannies: villagers on the front line of a regional arms race that pits US against China

Documentary, which had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival, captures elderly farmers at centre of international diplomatic controversy

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis
South Korean elderly farmers in a scene from the movie ‘Soseongri’ - a documentary that premiered at this year's Busan film festival that focused on the unexpected, less-known victims of this international controversy - a group of grannies. Photo: AFP South Korean elderly farmers in a scene from the movie ‘Soseongri’ - a documentary that premiered at this year's Busan film festival that focused on the unexpected, less-known victims of this international controversy - a group of grannies. Photo: AFP
South Korean elderly farmers in a scene from the movie ‘Soseongri’ - a documentary that premiered at this year's Busan film festival that focused on the unexpected, less-known victims of this international controversy - a group of grannies. Photo: AFP
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