Wes Anderson is one of those directors, one can easily recognize. And it’s not just his directorial cuts, but the whole artistic approach of each of his movies, which creates a parallel universe to ours.
North Korea could be such a universe. By following the director’s “instructions”, the color palette, the symmetry, the clean lines applied make each interior stand out. And by no means, do they remind anything of what we know of the Eastern architecture. This is what phorographer Oliver Wainwright observed, after visiting the country. He fell in love with this kind of aesthetics, since they reminded him of Soviet-era interiors, while the term “kindergarten kitsch” he has applied, could not be better.
You can visit his tumblr for more photographic proof.
And here is where you can find twenty ways to turn your life into a Wes Anderson movie, apart from all the scenery.