Documentary | Germany | 2016
German title: Sieg unter falscher Flagge
running time 45min / 52min
director Friedemann Hottenbacher
produced by werwiewas
producers Gregor Streiber
supported by Seoul Film Commission
The forgotten story of Son Kee Chung, the Korean athlete who won a gold medal in marathon at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Forced to run under the Japanese flag, his run became a symbol of oppression and rebellion. The film links Son’s story the larger history of the 20th century.