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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, 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
Title variation
Extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before becoming its dictator, Kim Jong-Il ran North Korea's Ministry for Propaganda. He ordered the kidnapping of South Korea's most famous actress. Madam Choi lived in isolated luxury. Ex-husband Shin Sang-Ok spent four years being "re-educated." When he finally pledged loyalty, it was announced that they would remarry and act as the Dear Leader's film advisors
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fischer, Paul
Dewey number
791.430951/93
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.K63
LC item number
F57 2015b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kim, Chŏng-il
  • Sin, Sang-ok
  • Ch'oe, Ŭn-hŭi
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Actresses
  • Motion pictures
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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
Note
"Published in 2015 by arrangement with Flatiron Books, a division of Holtzbrinck Publisher, LLC"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 627-642)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: August, 1982 -- Reel one: a sense of destiny. 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 -- Reel two: guests of the dear leader. 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 -- Intermission: the people's actress Woo in-Hee -- Reel three: produced by Kim Jong-Il. 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 -- Epilogue: 2013 -- Afterword
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition ; unabridged.
Extent
645 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479747
Isbn Type
(large print hardcover)
Lccn
2015007271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn903897232
  • 5533365
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
Note
"Published in 2015 by arrangement with Flatiron Books, a division of Holtzbrinck Publisher, LLC"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 627-642)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: August, 1982 -- Reel one: a sense of destiny. 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 -- Reel two: guests of the dear leader. 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 -- Intermission: the people's actress Woo in-Hee -- Reel three: produced by Kim Jong-Il. 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 -- Epilogue: 2013 -- Afterword
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition ; unabridged.
Extent
645 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479747
Isbn Type
(large print hardcover)
Lccn
2015007271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn903897232
  • 5533365

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