The Lovers & the Despot

2016 · 1 hr 38 min

Not Rated6.553%79%69%
The story of the South Korean actor, Choi Eun-hee, and her ex-husband and film director, Shin Sang-ok, who were individually kidnapped and reunited by dictator and film fan Kim Jong-il to force them to develop North Korea's film industry.

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Cast of The Lovers & the Despot

PH
Paul Courtenay HyuShin Sang-ok
YS
Yuna ShinChoi Eun-hee
CE
Choi Eun-heeSelf - Actress / Various Roles
MY
Michael YiSelf - US Intelligence Officer
SJ
Shin Jeong-kyunSelf - Choi and Shin's Son
SM
Shin Myung-yimSelf - Choi and Shin's Daughter
CK
Choi Kyung-okSelf - Choi's Brother
IH
Iain T. A. HallSelf - RHK Police Inspector (1975-79)
PR
Pierre RissientSelf - Film Critic
LJ
Lee Jang-hoSelf - Filmmaker
DS
David StraubSelf - US SD Officer (1984-86)
JJ
Jang Jin-sunSelf - Kim's Former Court Poet
NT
Nishida TetsuoSelf - Film Critic
DM
Derek MalcolmSelf - Film Critic
DR
Dean S. RobinsonSelf - Vienna US Embassy Officer (1985-87)
SS
Shin Sang-okSelf - Filmmaker (archive footage)
KJ
Kim Jong-ilSelf - Politician (archive footage)
KI
Kim Il-sungSelf - Politician (archive footage)
KJ
Kim Jong-unSelf - Politician (archive footage)

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