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Son Heung-Min doc on Prime Video UK

January 18, 2021

By Nik Roseveare

Zig Zag productions’ new Sonsational feature will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on January 18th.

The documentary follows Tottenham Hotspur footballer Son Heung-Min who has become one of the leading players internationally and a bonafide superstar in his home country of South Korea. The feature focuses on Son’s life in 2019 and features testimonials by teammates and fellow professionals including Thierry Henry and Mauricio Pochettino.

The 90 minute documentary for Prime Video in the UK is adapted from an original series produced by Factual STUDIOS, CJENM for broadcast on tvN in South Korea with the support of Zig Zag productions. The series was directed by Jong-hoon Park and produced by Jae-Hyuk Lee, Jong-hoon Park, Kei-young Kim and Jeeah Jang.

Danny Fenton, Founder at Zig Zag productions, commented: ‘‘It was an absolute pleasure working with the CJENM creative team on another exciting project this year. Our strong relationship made collaboration easy and resulted in an amazing International feature documentary produced for Amazon in the UK. The film features some of greatest talent in the world from South Korea, both on screen and off and we are excited to be able to showcase this talent to a UK audience on Amazon Prime Video.”

Jae Hyuk Lee, Head Producer at Factual STUDIOS, CJENM, added: ‘‘This project clearly tells us why international collaboration is crucial in the midst of a crisis in terms of sharing resources and market insights.”

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