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.


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