Why is This Not a Movie?: Undercover in North Korea

Journalist and author Suki Kim tells us about the six months she spent undercover in Kim Jong Il’s North Korea, teaching the children of the country’s elite while in constant danger of being discovered. She recounted her experiences in a book, Without You, There Is No Us, now hear how she survived under an astonishingly oppressive regime, why a film adaptation needs to put the characters first and politics second, and why Ang Lee is the ideal director to bring this story of young people in a repressive environment to the big screen.