As for its national currency, the North Korean won has no actual value as most of the retail transactions are controlled by the dictator's regime, which tells them what to buy and what to consume in an unmatched and "fatherly" way.
The movie based on the novel can be found here on USB memory cards, and these are spreading rapidly.' The daily rental for American novels and films is five times more than for North Korean novels and movies, which is about 1,000 North Korean won ($0.13.) .
Anti-government messages such as "Overthrow Kim Jong Un" and "Punish Kim Jong Un" were reportedly scrawled over images of the leader's grandfather and founder of the state Kim Il Sung, whose face adorns the 5,000 North Korean won (KPW) bills.