Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Book Review: 'A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power' by Paul Fischer

Review: 'A Kim Jong-Il Production' by Paul Fischer

"A Kim Jong-Il Production" by Paul Fischer; Flatiron Books (353 pages, $27.99) ——— Students, diplomats, journalists and others who delve into study of North Korea very quickly encounter the story of the kidnapping of a South Korean actress and her director ex-husband in the 1970s — and their hair-raising escape in the mid-1980s. While North Korea…