The Lovers and the Despot (2016)
Hong Kong, 1978. South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee is kidnapped by North Korean operatives following orders from dictator Kim Jong-il. Her ex-husband, film director Shin Sang-ok, undertakes her search, but soon after he is kidnapped as well. In 1983, after living through years of tribulations, Kim Jong-il puts them in charge of the North Korean film industry in the hope of gaining international recognition.
Genre: Biography, Documentary, History
Director: Robert Cannan
Cast: Choi Eun-hee, Choi Kyung-ok, David Straub, Dean S. Robinson, Derek Malcolm, Iain T. A. Hall, Jang Jin-sun, Kim Il-Sung, Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un, Lee Jang-ho, Michael Yi, Nishida Tetsuo, Paul Courtenay Hyu, Pierre Rissient, Shin Jeong-kyun, Shin Myung-yim, Shin Sang-ok, Yuna Shin
Duration: 98 min