1977. A dark,
lonely road leads to the windswept shores. This is the remarkable
story of a 13-year-old Japanese girl abducted on her way home
from school by North Korean spies. For 20 years, her parents
had no idea what had happened to her or if she was even alive.
Then, one day the whole world learned the shocking truth.
tale of mystery, intrigue and most of all, love. The film is
told through the eyes of the girl's mother and father who have
been searching for their daughter for nearly 30 years. The film
begins with the day Megumi vanishes, traces the astonishing
course this personal tragedy takes, as it becomes a battle between
two nations, rising to a shocking climax.
A human story about
a strange, painful journey, full of bizarre twists as an ordinary
banker and his housewife are caught up in a life they could
never have imagined. Ultimately, ABDUCTION is a moving, emotional
testament to the unbreakable bonds of love.
The Megumi Yokota Story
Color, running time 85 minutes, documentary