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The Resource A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power, Paul Fischer

A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power, Paul Fischer

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A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power
Title
A Kim Jong-Il production
Title remainder
the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power
Statement of responsibility
Paul Fischer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before becoming the world’s most notorious dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea’s Ministry for Propaganda and its film studios. Conceiving every movie made, he acted as producer and screenwriter. Despite this control, he was underwhelmed by the available talent and took drastic steps, ordering the kidnapping of South Korea’s most famous actress and her ex-husband, the country’s most famous filmmaker. Together they made seven films
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fischer, Paul
Dewey number
791.430951/93
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kim, Chŏng-il
  • Sin, Sang-ok
  • Ch'oe, Ŭn-hŭi
  • Kidnapping
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Actresses
Label
A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power, Paul Fischer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A photograph on the blue house lawn -- Director Shin and Madame Choi -- Shrimp among whales -- A double rainbow over Mount Paekdu -- Kim Jong Il's first loves -- Fathers and sons -- Inside the Pyongyang picture show -- A three-second kiss -- Repulse bay -- The hermit kingdom -- Accused -- Musicals, movies, and ideological studies -- Taken -- The others -- Escape from Chestnut Valley -- Shin Sang-Ok died here -- The torture position -- Division 39 -- The hunger strike -- Director Shin is coming -- Together -- The tape recorder -- Lights, camera... -- Out of the North -- Like a European movie -- The press conference -- Same bed, different dreams -- A full shooting schedule -- The rubber monster -- Vienna -- From Kim to Kim -- The stars and stripes
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250054265
Lccn
2014040366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power, Paul Fischer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and filmography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
A photograph on the blue house lawn -- Director Shin and Madame Choi -- Shrimp among whales -- A double rainbow over Mount Paekdu -- Kim Jong Il's first loves -- Fathers and sons -- Inside the Pyongyang picture show -- A three-second kiss -- Repulse bay -- The hermit kingdom -- Accused -- Musicals, movies, and ideological studies -- Taken -- The others -- Escape from Chestnut Valley -- Shin Sang-Ok died here -- The torture position -- Division 39 -- The hunger strike -- Director Shin is coming -- Together -- The tape recorder -- Lights, camera... -- Out of the North -- Like a European movie -- The press conference -- Same bed, different dreams -- A full shooting schedule -- The rubber monster -- Vienna -- From Kim to Kim -- The stars and stripes
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250054265
Lccn
2014040366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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