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ISBN-10: 1101913185

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ISBN-13: 9781250054265

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ISBN-13: 9781250054272

earlier than changing into the world's so much infamous dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's Ministry for Propaganda and its movie studios. Conceiving each motion picture made, he acted as manufacturer and screenwriter. regardless of this regulate, he was once underwhelmed through the to be had expertise and took drastic steps, ordering the abduction of Choi Eun-Hee (Madam Choi)—South Korea's most renowned actress—and her ex-husband Shin Sang-Ok, the country's most renowned filmmaker.Madam Choi vanished first. while Shin went to Hong Kong to enquire, he used to be attacked and awakened wrapped in plastic sheeting aboard a boat sure for North Korea. Madam Choi lived in remoted luxurious, allowed basically to wait the valuable Leader's dinner events. Shin, in the meantime, attempted to flee, used to be despatched to criminal camp, and "re-educated." After 4 years he cracked, pledging loyalty. Reunited with Choi on the first social gathering he attends, it truly is introduced that the couple will remarry and act because the pricey Leader's movie advisors. jointly they made seven movies, within the strategy gaining Kim Jong-Il's belief. whereas pretending to investigate a movie in Vienna, they flee to the U.S. embassy and are swept to safety.A nonfiction mystery jam-packed with pressure, ardour, and politics, writer Paul Fischer's A Kim Jong-Il Production bargains a unprecedented glimpse right into a secretive global, illuminating a desirable bankruptcy of North Korea's historical past that is helping clarify the way it grew to become the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed kingdom it is still today.

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