The fictional story begins after the execution of real-life North Korean general Jang Sung-taek. One day an order comes down from North Korea, reactivating erstwhile spy Park Hye-rim who has spent decades in South Korea as an ordinary housewife. She is given the mission to turn and bring in her own son, Kim Sun-woo. Cool-headed, quick-witted genius Sun-woo is an information analyst on North Korea working for the NIS. His girlfriend Yoon-jin is a tour guide for Chinese tourists who cannot speak Chinese, and they fell in love when Sun-woo helped her translate. Hye-rim is suddenly forced to choose between her son and country, and risks her life to see the choice through.
Runtime: 50 minutes
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The Catcher Was a Spy is a 2018 American biographical spy film directed by Ben Lewin and written by Robert Rodat, based on the book of the same name. It stars Paul Rudd as Moe Berg, a former baseball player who joined the war effort during World War II and partook in espionage for the U.S. Government. The film premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled to be released on June 22, 2018, by IFC Films.
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The project was announced on April 26, 2016, with Ben Lewin hired to direct, Robert Rodat tasked with adapting the novel, and Paul Rudd cast as Moe Berg. PalmStar Media is producing the film. In February 2017, Guy Pearce, Jeff Daniels, Paul Giamatti, Sienna Miller and Giancarlo Giannini were added to the cast, and filming began on February 13, with filming locations being Prague and Boston. Hiroyuki Sanada was cast in March, with Tom Wilkinson, Connie Nielsen and Shea Whigham joining in April.
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