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Release Date: January 12, 2007Running Time: 85 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Documentary

Teruaki Masumoto
Sakie Yokota
Shigeru Yokota
Chris Sheridan

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Megumi was just 13-years-old on that dark night in November 1977 when she was plucked from the streets not far from her home. Decades later, her parents discover the bizarre truth--their daughter was abducted by North Korean spies, and was part of an espionage plot to kidnap Japanese civilians to use them as language trainers for the North Korean military. Megumi's parents, an ordinary banker and housewife, get caught up in an extraordinary international conflict; their personal tragedy lies at the center of one of today's most talked-about, most emotionally charged human rights and political crises in the East. Told deliberately in true-crime style and using exclusive footage, the filmmake... Full Summary >>