• In an extraordinary piece of diplomacy, the US cast its summit with North Korea as a movie – and made a trailer for it.
  • The trailer presents North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with the choice of being a hero... or not.

The administration of US President Donald Trump on Tuesday showed the media the "movie trailer" it played for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a historic summit.

It is astonishing.

The four-minute video gave Kim a stark choice: be the hero if he chooses to "shake the hand of peace" (and Trump) – or walk the path of "more isolation".

The trailer has tag lines...

A supposed movie studio, "Destiny Pictures"...

And, for reasons not entirely clear, a shot of horses galloping through shallow water.

You can watch it here in full, courtesy of a rip from the official White House stream of the summit.

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