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The Lovers and the Despot

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Documentary Thriller 
20161h 38mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Kidnapping Political Country: France 

Hong Kong, 1978. South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee is kidnapped by North Korean operatives following orders from dictator Kim Jong-il. Her ex-husband, film director Shin Sang-ok, undertakes her search, but soon after he is kidnapped as well. In 1983, after living through years of tribulations, Kim Jong-il puts them in charge of the North Korean film industry in the hope of gaining international recognition…The Lovers and the Despot featuring Paul Courtenay Hyu and Yuna Shin is streaming with subscription on Dox (Via Prime Video), available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a documentary and history movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 78% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (899 votes).

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Robert Cannan

Robert Cannan

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Dox).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#20,080 Ranked Movie

#51 Ranked in Movies on Dox

#222 Ranked in Kidnapping Movies

#1527 Ranked in History Movies

The Lovers and the Despot has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 78% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (899 votes). The movie is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.

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