“The craziest murder of the 21st century.”
-David Ehrlich, IndieWire
"Your jaw will drop"
-Owen Gleiberman, Variety


The puzzling murder of Kim Jong Un’s brother in an Malaysian airport sparks a captivating investigation. At the center of the story, two women are on trial. Who are they? Fierce assassins or pawns in a twisted game? The story goes far beyond the headlines, probing further into each woman’s upbringing, one in rural Indonesia and one in Vietnam. ASSASSINS questions every angle of this case, from human trafficking to high-level political espionage to the inner dynamics of the North Korean dynasty.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, December 11, 2020
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 104
Year: 2020
Status: Completed


Kim Jong-nam
Siti Aisyah
Doan Thi Huong
Ryan White



Doan Siti Mugshots. Photo courtesy of Mongrel Media
Doan Thi Huong exiting KLIA after the assassination. Photo courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Doan Thi Huong and Siti Aisyah escorted out of the courthouse by armed guards. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Ryan White. Photo Courtesy of Mongrel Media