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The Lovers and the Despot (DVD) (Korea Version)
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One of the most bizarre real-life crime tales in film history, the story of South Korean actress Choi Eun Hee and director Shin Sang Ok's abduction by North Korea is retold in the highly acclaimed documentary The Lovers and the Despot. British filmmakers Robert Cannan and Ross Adam revisit the dreadful ordeal of the couple through archival news material and recordings, interviews and clips of their movies. The film had its world premiere at the 32nd Sundance Film Festival and was screened at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.

In 1978, Choi Eun Hee was kidnapped in Hong Kong by North Korean agents and taken to meet the then North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. While searching for Choi, her ex-husband Shin Sang Ok was also abducted in the same year and imprisoned for five years. The two were forced to make films for North Korea before escaping to the U.S. embassy to seek asylum in 1986.

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Product Title: The Lovers and the Despot (DVD) (Korea Version) 北韓騎劫夢工場 (DVD) (韓國版) 北韩骑劫梦工场 (DVD) (韩国版) 将軍様、あなたのために映画を撮ります (DVD) (韓国版) 연인과 독재자 (DVD) (한국판)
Artist Name(s): Choi Eun Hee | Shin Sang Ok 崔銀姬 | 申相玉 崔银姬 | 申相玉 チェ・ウニ | シン・サンオク 최 은희 | 신상옥
Release Date: 2017-04-26
Language: Korean
Subtitles: Korean
Country of Origin: South Korea
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 1 - USA, Canada, U.S. Territories What is it?
Publisher: Lookus Entertainment Korea
Other Information: 1-Disc
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1058449244

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연인과 독재자 (DVD) (한국판)

*Screen Format:16:9 Anamorphic widescreen
*Sound Mix:Dolby Digital 5.1

*Director:로버트 캐넌, 로스 아담

1960년대 한국 영화계를 주름잡던 슈퍼스타 커플 영화감독 신상옥&톱스타 여배우 최은희.
어느 날, 홍콩으로 여행 갔던 최은희가 소리소문 없이 사라지고 얼마 후 최은희를 찾으러 홍콩으로 떠났던 신상옥 역시 행방이 묘연해진다. 단숨에 세계 최고의 가십으로 떠오른 두 사람의 실종사건. 전 세계의 언론은 이 사건을 '세기의 납치 스캔들'로 일컬으며 수많은 루머를 양산해낸다.

그리고 8년이 흐른 후 나타난 신상옥과 최은희.

“우리는 홍콩에서 북한으로 납치 당했고, 목숨을 걸고 탈출했다.
그리고 여기 북한에서의 8년 간의 기록이 담긴 ‘증거’가 있다.”

그들이 내민 것은 김정일 국방위원장의 ‘육성’이 담겨 있는 녹음기.
과연 8년 동안 그들에겐 무슨 일이 있었던 것일까?
전 세계를 뒤흔든 세기의 납치 스캔들, 그 진실이 낱낱이 드러난다!

- 제66회 베를린국제영화제, 제32회 선댄스영화제를 뒤흔든 화제작!
- 세기의 미스터리 납치 스캔들을 다룬 영화 <연인과 독재자>
- 1970년대 전 세계를 떠들썩하게 만들었던 대한민국 영화계 슈퍼스타 커플 신상옥, 최은희의 미스터리 납치 스캔들의 전말을 파헤친 화제작

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