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North Korea airs uncensored nude scene in Chinese movie

Updated October. 22, 2011 03:09

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North Korea TV aired uncensored a Chinese film that shows the naked body of an actress. It is the first time that nudity is aired on TV in the Stalinist country.

In the arthouse movie "Hero Zheng Chenggong" broadcast from 8:30 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. Thursday, a woman takes a bath with her breasts exposed in a wooden bathtub in a scene lasting for 39 seconds.

Zheng was a person who lived under China`s Qing Dynasty in the mid-1600s who took the lead in the Chinese revivalist movement. He is considered a hero by the Chinese people for helping defeating Dutch imperialists in Taiwan.