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Provocateur (1998)

In 1994 South Korea, a female North Korean spy integrates herself as a housekeeper for U.S. military officer to steal classified documents, but soon worries about her cover when she falls for the teenage son of the officer.

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Sook Hee / Miya
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Colonel Greg Finn
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Chris Finn
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Toynbey Bates
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Captain Jong
Sarah May ...
Ming Ju Lee
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Audrey Finn
Daniel Brochu ...
Kurt Spears
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Coach Felder (as Charles Powell)
Zhenhu Han ...
Chung (as Zenhu Han)
Joseph Kim ...
Minister Kang
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Dara
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Miss Brooks
Frank Fontaine ...
General Reed
Peter Colvey ...
Captain Malloy
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Sook Hee (aka Miya) is a North Korean agent who has infiltrated into South Korea in order to steal US military secrets. She is hired as a nanny in the family of US Colonel Greg Finn, who works as an intelligence officer with the US forces in South Korea. Col. Finn's teenage son Chris and Miya fall in love with each other but Miya's North Korean superiors demand that she completes her mission. Written by Blort

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Sometimes The Enemy Is Closer Than You Think

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Good movie, give it a try
5 July 2004 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I also do not understand the poor comments I see here. I just watched "Provocateur" and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

I'd have to go buy a film student's textbook to see if it is full of genre cliche's or not--if I care to.

Even though the bonehead earlier gave away the ending, it was still filled with tension for me--because I cared about the characters.

I think this is as good as "The Bourne Identity." Not as much action, it's got more drama, but I prefer that anyway.

I must admit the front cover of the video looks extremely like "La Femme Nikita," though. They should put this on DVD.


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