Inside North Korea's Dynasty

March 2020

Season 1 Episode 3 - Nuclear Family

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Nuclear Family begins as the Cold War ends, when North Korea loses Soviet patronage and the economic support and security that previously sustained the country. As Kim Jong Il takes complete control of the country, he starts a nuclear weapons program. With the country's economy failing, his government produces counterfeit ...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Rocket Man

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The final episode starts with the death of Kim Jong Il and the rise of the new leader of North Korea - his son, Kim Jong Un, taking power at the age of 28. Using exclusive interviews, firsthand testimony and expertly curated archive, this episode charts Un's reign from 2011 to present day, and delves into how Un consolidat...
February 2020

Season 1 Episode 1 - Kingdom Of The Kims

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For decades, Korea and its people laboured under Japanese imperialist rule. But in 1912, in a small town outside Pyongyang, a child is born - Kim Il Sung, coinciding with an omen of imperialism's doom. This is the story of how an unknown guerrilla fighter rises to power, takes complete control of his country and makes hims...

Season 1 Episode 2 - The Son Of God

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Unpacking the unique Kim father-son relationship further, 'Son of God' tracks the decline of Kim Il Sung and the rise of his son, Kim Jong Il.