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Lights, Camera, Kidnap!

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

By Lucy Catherine

Riotously entertaining feature-length true story of how a South Korean movie star and her estranged director husband were kidnapped by Kim Jong-Il, brought to North Korea and forced to revive the film industry. They are sent to labour camps, finally make amazing movies, rekindle their love and escape.

An 'audio-film' about love of the movies, love in captivity, a hidden culture, and one of the most eccentric dictators in history.

Written by Lucy Catherine, and drawing on material from the book A Kim Jong-Il production by Paul Fischer.

Director . . . . . Sasha Yevtushenko. Show less

Contributors

Shin Sang-Ok:
Paul Courtney Hyu
Choi Eun-hee:
Liz Sutherland
Kim Jong-Il:
Leo Wan
The Professor:
David Yip
Kusakabe:
Samuel James
Receptionist:
Abbie Andrews
Newsreader:
Ellie Darvill

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