The Lovers and the Despot

  Release Date: 2016-09-23
  Rating: 6.5
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  Genre: Documentary, Thriller
  Runtime: 98 minutes
  Country: UK
  Language: Korean, Japanese, English
  Tags: Reenactment

The British made documentary peeks into the lives of two great Korean film stars of the 70’s Shin Sang-ok and Choi Eun-hee as the North Korean dictator Kim-Jong-il got them kindnapped and offered them to work in North Korea. The film will have a deep look into the matter which was really controversial back in the days when the event occurred. It is known to be one of the most interesting real life tales in the history of the world cinema and the audiences would be extremely happy to see what really happened back in the day. The director actor duo that got kidnapped made their escape after a dreaded 8 years and was deemed as real life heroes once they made their way back into their home country.