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Provocateur (1998)

 -  Action | Drama | Thriller  -  19 May 1998 (USA)
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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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Toynbey Bates
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Captain Jong
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Ming Ju Lee
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Kurt Spears
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Dara
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Miss Brooks
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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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uninspired and unoriginal
1 August 1998 | by (wookus, massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Miya (Jane March) is a north korean spy who infiltrates an american family under the guise of a housekeeper. Of course she falls in love with the son of her new employer, forcing her to pick sides etc etc blah blah. Aside from Jane March, who is an excellent actress who is completely wasted in this film, the film is very generic and full of cliches. Cardboard characters, cut and paste melodrama, and feeble storytelling make this quite bad. If it wasn't for Jane March it would be completely forgettable.


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