The Lovers and the Despot

The Lovers and the Despot
Director
Robert Cannan, Ross Adam
Country
United kingdom
Year
2016
Genre
Documentary
Scriptwriters
Robert Cannan, Ross Adam
Production
London Fields Pictures, Tiger Lily Films LTD

Storyline

‘The Lovers and the Despot’ is a sensational romance-thriller documentary, a story where art, love and megalomania collide.

Following the collapse of their glamorous romance, a celebrity director and an actress are kidnapped by movie-obsessed dictator Kim Jong-Il. Forced to make films in the world’s weirdest state, they get a second chance at love, but only one chance at escape….

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Berlin International Film Festival 2016
Panorama Documents section