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The Lovers and the Despot Directed by Rob Cannan and Ross Adam Opens September 23 Even after the disaster of The Interview, the West’s appetite for stories of North Korean tyranny rolls on. The Lovers and the Despot tells the tale of the kidnapping of South Korean director Shin Sang-ok and his wife Choi Eun-hee, who were forced to work in the North Korean film industry under Kim Jong-il’s supervision. Kim dreamed of rivaling Hollywood, or at...