THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT tells the story of young, ambitious South Korean filmmaker Shin Sang-ok and actress Choi Eun-hee, who met and fell in love in 1950s post-war Korea. In the 70s, after reaching the top of Korean society following a string of successful films, Choi was kidnapped in Hong Kong by North Korean agents and taken to meet Kim Jong-il. While searching for Choi, Shin also was kidnapped, and following five years of imprisonment, the couple was reunited in North Korea by the movie-obsessed Kim, who declared them his personal filmmakers. Choi and Shin planned their escape, but not before producing 17 feature films for the dictator and gaining his trust in the process.
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The Lovers and the Despot tells a wild tale about Korea under the power of Kim Jong-il. Which film featured the Korean dictator as a talking puppet?a) Sausage Partyb) Team America: World Policec) That's so ild) The Unbreakable Kim Jong-il
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Contest closes Thursday, Sept. 29 at noon EST.
The Lovers and the Despot opens in theatres Sept. 30 from eOne Films.
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