Inside North Korea’s Dynasty (2018): S01E02 – The Son of God


Introduction

Inside North Korea’s Dynasty is the ultimate story of a family, its power, and the relationship among a father, son and grandson.

Outline

Unpacking the unique Kim father-son relationship further, “The Son of God” tracks the decline of Kim Il Sung and the rise of his son, Kim Jong Il. Jong is an unlikely successor to his father. He is not a military man – he is obsessed with cinema, particularly James Bond films. “The Son of God” tells the story of how he uses filmmaking and propaganda to win his father’s approval – and power. Not only did Jong love James Bond films, but the films influenced his behaviour in trying to imitate a real-life Bond villain. Beginning in the 1970s, this film explores Jong’s rise to power as the heir apparent of North Korea, delving into such pivotal incidents‚Ķ

Inside North Korea’s Dynasty Series

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Production & Filming Detail

  • Release Date: 11 November 2018.
  • Rating: TV-14.
  • Running Time: 47 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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