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Author Fischer, Paul (Documentary film producer), author.

Title 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 Info. New York : Flatiron Books, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  791.43 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Hinckley PL Adult Non-Fiction - HKLY-12  791.43 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Adult Non Fiction - JHLY-14  791.430951 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  791.4309 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  791.43095 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Mount Morris PL Stacks - MMLY-14  McN 791.4309 Fis    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B KIM    AVAILABLE
 Robert R Jones PL Adult Non-Fiction - CVPG-7  791.4309 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  791.430951 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  791.430951 FIS    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description x, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "A nonfiction thriller packed with tension, passion, and politics, [this book] offers a rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that helps explain how it became the hermetically sealed, intensely stage-managed country it remains today"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and filmography (pages 345- 353).
Contents 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 -- 2013.
Subject Kim, Chng-il, 1942-2011.
Sin, Sang-ok, 1926-2006 -- Kidnapping, 1978.
Ch'oe, n-hi, 1930- -- Kidnapping, 1978.
Ch'oe, n-hi, 1930- (OCoLC)fst00240805
Kim, Chng-il, 1942-2011. (OCoLC)fst01796834
Sin, Sang-ok, 1926-2006. (OCoLC)fst01718252
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Subject Motion pictures -- Korea (North) -- History -- 20th century.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Korea (South) -- Biography.
Actresses -- Korea (South) -- Biography.
Actresses. (OCoLC)fst00796328
Kidnapping. (OCoLC)fst00987322
Motion picture producers and directors. (OCoLC)fst01027225
Motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01027285
Korea (North) (OCoLC)fst01214151
Korea (South) (OCoLC)fst01206791
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781250054265 (hardback) $27.99
1250054265 (hardback) $27.99

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