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The True story of Kim Jong-il.

The True story of Kim Jong-il.

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Published by Institute for South-North Korea Studies in [Seoul] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea (North)
    • Subjects:
    • Kim, Chŏng-il, 1942-,
    • Statesmen -- Korea (North) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsInstitute for South-North Korea Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS34.6.K44 T78 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination145 p. :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1136614M
      LC Control Number94104003

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        Author Paul Fischer chronicles the saga in his book, A Kim Jong-il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Author: Nick Romano. The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power passion, and politics, A Kim Jong-Il Production offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, but this book blasts open a personal history of Kim Jong-Il with a canny, fluent, and wise commentary that seems far beyond what.

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Shin and Choi, who were kidnapped inwent on to make a number of films in North Korea (as the “guest” of Kim Jong /5(). True story of Kim Jong-Il. Seoul, Korea: Institute for South-North Korea Studies, (OCoLC) Named Person: Chŏng-il Kim; Chŏng-il Kim; Chŏng-il Kim; Chŏng-il Kim: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Institute for South-North Korea Studies.

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A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION. By Paul Fischer. Flatiron Books/Macmillan. pages. $   "The abductions of the South Korean actress Choi-Eun-hee and her ex-husband, the director Shin Sang-ok, in Hong Kong is the true crime at the center of Paul Fischer's gripping and surprisingly timely new book." -The New York TimesBefore becoming the world's most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's Ministry for Propaganda and its film studios.

A Kim Jong-Il Production tells the absurd, harrowing, and true story of Choi and Shin's ordeal, which reveals the importance of film as propaganda to the North Korean regime.” — “The abductions of the South Korean actress Choi-Eun-He and her ex-husband, the director Shin Sang-Ok, in Hong Kong is the true crime at the /5(2).

Kim Jong-Il failed to realize, however, that movies--especially good ones--have a pb ower all their own and that real life rarely follows a script. A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION is the true story of desperate movie stars, daring escapes, and the paranoid leader who brought it all together.

InKim Jong-il abducted two of South Korea’s biggest film names and forced them to shoot pro-North versions of foreign hits, including a communist Godzilla. Paul Fischer recounts a. In A Kim Jong-Il Production, Paul Fischer defrosts a Cold War story almost too wild to believe, an epic love story that reveals in Technicolor the North Korean hermit kingdom and its movie-obsessed, improbably charismatic late leader.

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