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Sang-ok Shin (1926–2006)

Shin alleged that he and his wife were kidnapped from their native South Korea in the late 1970s and held for several years in North Korea to make movies for Kim Jong Il, son of the N. Korean leader. Shin Sang-ok sought asylum in the United States in 1986 shortly before the film "Pulgasary" was finished. The couple were granted refuge in the ... See full bio »


(age 79) in Seoul, South Korea

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3 Ninjas Knuckle Up
My Mother and Her Guest
To the Last Day
To the Last Day Producer


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 1998 The Gardener (producer - as Simon S. Sheen)
 1998 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (executive producer - as Simon Sheen)
 1995 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (executive producer - as Simon S. Sheen)
 1994 3 Ninjas Kick Back (executive producer - as Simon Sheen)
 1977 Heukgwon (producer)
 1973 Farewell (producer)
 1973 Wonnyeo (producer)
 1973 Nuna (producer)
 1973 The Principal Visits Seoul (producer)
 1973 The Three-Day Reign (producer)
 1972 Shim Cheong (producer)
 1972 Janghwa Hongryeonjeon (producer)
 1972 Lady of the Court (producer)
 1972 Hyeolbosancheon (producer)
 1972 Yeodangsu (producer)
 1972 Last Battle in Pyeongyang (producer)
 1971 Cheonmasanui gyeoltu (producer)
 1971 Daepyogaek (producer)
 1971 Bounty (producer)
 1971 Thieves in Love (producer)
 1971 War and Humanity (producer)
 1971 Six Assassins (producer)
 1971 Nareul beorishinaigga (producer)
 1970 Dying for Love (producer)
 1970 Love and Death (producer)
 1970 The Evening Bell (producer)
 1970 She Came a Long Way (producer)
 1969 The Eunuch 2 (producer)
 1969 Women Above Men (producer)
 1969 Private Kim (producer)
 1969 Confessions of a Woman (producer)
 1969 Day Dream (producer)
 1969 Sister and Brother (producer)
 1969 Geomeun yahoebok (producer)
 1969 Women of the Chosun Dynasty (producer)
 1969 The Police Station (producer)
 1969 Husband's House (producer)
 1969 A Thousand Year-Old Fox (producer)
 1969 The Snake Woman (producer)
 1969 Woman in Tears (producer)
 1968 A Woman's Life (producer)
 1968 The Way Out (producer)
 1968 Past Loves (producer)
 1968 Homeless (producer)
 1968 Conditions of a Virgin (producer)
 1968 Nunbola (producer)
 1968 Sister's Diary (producer)
 1968 Desire (Short) (producer)
 1968 The Lady Bandit (producer)
 1967 66 byeongaui hyeolgeon (producer)
 1967 Yeoja Vietcong 18ho (producer)
 1967 Traces (producer)
 1967 Can't Die Like This (producer)
 1967 Dream (producer)
 1967 A Tender Heart (producer)
 1967 The Mountain (producer)
 1967 An Earthy Wind (producer)
 1967 Doljianhneun pungcha (producer)
 1966 S.O.S. Hong Kong (producer)
 1966 Operation Tiger (producer)
 1966 Black Robber (producer)
 1966 Front Line (Documentary) (producer)
 1965 Sorrow Even Up in Heaven (producer)
 1965 Inheritor (producer)
 1965 Iyeojareul bora (producer)
 1965 Owner of a Street with No Name (producer)
 1964 Deaf Sam-ryong (producer)
 1964 Da ji (co-producer)
 1963 Rice (producer)
 1963 Torchlight (producer)
 1963 Bo-eun's Cloud Bridge (producer)
 1963 Sanggeommu (producer)
 1963 Cheol-jong and Bok-nyeo (producer)
 1963 Ganghwadoryeong (producer)
 1963 Fry Boy's Penniless Journey (producer)
 1963 Love Company (producer)
 1963 Romance Gray (producer)
 1962 No Compassion (producer)
 1962 Beautiful Shroud (producer)
 1962 Grudge of Ilwondo (producer)
 1962 The Great Story of Shim Jeong (producer)
 1962 Family Meeting (producer)
 1962 Bride from the Mountains (producer)
 1962 Tyrant Yeonsan (producer)
 1961 Prince Yeonsan (producer)
 1961 Under Heaven in Seoul (producer)
 1961 My Mother and Her Guest (producer)
 1961 The Upstart (producer)
 1961 Evergreen Tree (producer)
 1961 The Noble Thief, Iljimae (producer)
 1961 Chunhyang (producer)
 1960 The Man Who Returned (producer)
 1960 To the Last Day (producer)
 1960 History of Love (producer)
 1960 Romaenseu ppappa (producer)
 1959 Sister's Garden (producer)
 1958 Flower in Hell (producer)
 1957 Pagoda of No Shadows (producer)
 1955 The Youth (producer)
 1954 Korea (Documentary) (producer)
 1952 The Evil Night (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Shin Sang-Ok | Shin Sang-okk | Simon S. Sheen | Simon Sheen | Sang-Ok Shin | Shen Hsiang Yu

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