The Lovers & The Despot

This documentary feature captures the true yet extraordinary story about the abduction of South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee, and her husband film director Shin Sang-ok, by Kim Jong-il of North Korea in 1978. Working with Natasha Dack of Tiger Lily Films, The Documentary Company was delighted to support this project and share the story that premiered in official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, followed by a European  premiere at the Berlin Film Festival.