Paul Fischer

author, 'A Kim Jong-il Production'

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

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Kim Jong-Un’s father, Kim Jong II, was a huge fan of American films. He wanted to build a North Korean film industry that would rival Hollywood’s. His solution?

A Kim Jong II Production

Kim Jong-Un’s father, Kim Jong II, was a huge fan of American films. He wanted to build a North Korean film industry that would rival Hollywood’s. His solution?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The movie The Interview is not kind to North Korea’s current dictator. In the movie, Kim Jong-un is enamored of James Franco’s TV host character.

A Kim Jong-Il Production

The movie The Interview is not kind to North Korea’s current dictator. In the movie, Kim Jong-un is enamored of James Franco’s TV host character.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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