THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT
Following the collapse of their glamorous romance, a celebrity director and an actress are kidnapped by movie-obsessed dictator Kim Jong-Il. Forced to make films in the world’s weirdest state, they get a second chance at love, but only one chance at escape….
Directed by Rob Cannan and Ross Adam
‘IT'S AN INCREDIBLE TALE’
‘THIS EYE-OPENING DOCUMENTARY BY ROBERT CANNAN AND ROSS ADAM CAPTURES A FASCINATING SLICE OF HISTORY’
‘AN ALLURING AND INFORMATIVE DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE 1978 KIDNAPPING OF TWO OF SOUTH KOREA'S MOST FAMOUS FILM-INDUSTRY FIGURES BY NORTH KOREA'S MOVIE-CRAZY KIM JONG-IL’
The Hollywood Report