The Lovers and the Despot
Director: Robert Cannan, Ross Adam
Cast: Paul Courtenay Hyu
Language: English. Japanese, Korean with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK 2016 95 mins.
Released by Soda Pictures
Following the collapse of their glamorous marriage, a celebrity film director and movie star are kidnapped by movie-obsessed dictator Kim Jong-il. During several years of captivity they are forced to make films in the world’s most closed state, where they get a second chance at love but only one chance at escape… Soda Pictures.