ABDUCTION: The Megumi Yokota Story
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In 1977, a 13-year-old Japanese girl was abducted on her way home from school by North Korean spies. For 20 years, her parents had no idea if she was even alive—until one day, the world learned the shocking truth.
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Filmmaker Chris Sheridan films Sakie Yokota and Shigeru Yokota, who are seated with an open umbrella next to a body of water

The Making Of:

"The story had the makings of an amazing Hollywood script—spies, family, love, passion, mystery. This was, and is, without a doubt, one of the most powerful true-life stories we’d ever heard."  More >>

The Filmmakers:

"We made this film simply to move people. That’s most often the starting point for people’s reaction to a situation. Hopefully, people outside Japan see this story and are moved to want to do something to help the families in it."  Read more >>
Patty Kim, Jane Campion and Chris Sheridan

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