A South Korean actress who was once kidnapped by the North's agents on the orders of leader Kim Jong Un's late father and forced to make movies for the.
The movie stars Kim Jong-il kidnapped A new documentary at the Sundance Film Festival tells the jaw-dropping tale of a South Korean director and actress who claim they were kidnapped and brought.
Victims: South Korean director Shin Sang-ok (left) and his ex-wife, actress Choi Eun-hee (right) were abducted in Hong Kong in 1978. They escaped North Korea eight years later They escaped North.
It sounds more far-fetched than anything a film-maker could invent - the story of how a director and a leading actress were kidnapped by North Korea and forced to make films for the state's movie.
This is a retelling of the bizarre tale of how North Korean agents in 1978 kidnapped South Korea’s top director and No. 1 female star, taking the pair to Pyongyang to make movies for the seriously peculiar second-generation dictator Kim Jong Il. As Paul Fischer reminds us, Kim Jong Il focused much of his time and enthusiasm on show business during the decades he was securing his position as.
The late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il had South Korean film director Shin Sang-ok and his film-star wife Choi Eun-hee kidnapped and brought to his country to make movies and help improve its.
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.
A South Korean actress who was once kidnapped by the North's agents on the orders of late leader Kim Jong-Il in a Cold War-style intrigue and forced to make.