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Assassins 12 rating

Extraordinary documentary of the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korea’s Leader Kim Jon Un, that sparked a worldwide media frenzy.

Documentary 2020 104 mins

Director: Ryan White


The audacious murder of the brother of North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jon Un in a crowded Malaysian airport sparked a worldwide media frenzy. At the centre of the investigation are two young women who are either cold-blooded killers or unwitting pawns in a political assassination.

Assassins is the latest documentary from director Ryan White who goes beyond the headlines to question every angle of this case, from human trafficking to geopolitical espionage to the secretive dynamics of the North Korean dynasty.