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Documentary Mystery 20161h 38mOn: Free Services Hoopla Kanopy 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 Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on PlutoTV, and 6 others. It's a documentary and mystery movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (953 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Dox).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.70 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#29,703 Ranked Movie

#48 Ranked in Movies on Dox

#337 Ranked in Kidnapping Movies

#2102 Ranked in History Movies

The Lovers and the Despot has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (953 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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