Here in South Korea, there's a booming business in Kim Jong-il look-alikes. Dozens of people in recent years have portrayed Kim Jong-il in television comedy shows, nightclub routines, and serious movies and dramas.
SHOOT: Crazy isn't it. But L.Ron Hubbard wrote about this in one of his books, showing how absurd our obsession with appearances and celebrity can turn out to be, especially when those posing as real people actually aren't who they say they are. The metaphor turns out to be not far from the truth.