Or, in English, The Red Scarf.
Over the years, I’ve come to the conclusion that war films (and by that I mean those films which stay true to the genre and aren’t crossovers or about genre-bending) fall into three main categories. 1,969 more words
Directed by Ross Adam, Robert Cannan
Starring Choi Eun-hee, Shin Sang-ok
Release 23rd September 2016
I know it’s a cliché, but you seriously couldn’t make up a story like this one – how the de facto ruler of North Korea kidnapped the South’s top director and number one actress so they could make films for him instead. 612 more words
This fascinating documentary, “The Lovers and the Despot,” will some day form the basis for a romantic thriller that will hopefully not be whitewashed. The two lovers were luminaries in the South Korean film industry and they were kidnapped by the despot–Kim Jong-il, the dictator of North Korea from 1994 until his death in 2011. 636 more words