Donald Trump got Kim Jong-un and other North Korean officials to watch a four-minute-long Hollywood-style video during Tuesday’s historic Singapore summit.
The clip, which was posted on The White House’s official Facebook page, was shown to Jong-un on an iPad and told the story of “two men, two leaders, and one destiny.”
Despite many immediately saying the video was propaganda, Trump remained adamant that the North Korean leader “loved it.”
The clip showed images of warplanes before cutting to pics of idyllic beaches and speedboats, with the narrator suggesting in English and Korean that “a new world can begin today, one of friendship, respect, and goodwill.”
The voiceover also described the pair’s meeting as “a special moment in time when a man is presented with one chance that may never be repeated.”
It asked, “What will he choose? To show vision and leadership? Or not? Will this leader choose to advance his country and be part of a new world? Be the hero of his people?
“Will he shake the hand of peace and enjoy prosperity like he has never seen? A great life, or isolation? Which path will be chosen?” before adding at the end that “the future remains to be written.”
The president spoke about the video at a news conference, which took place two hours after the leaders vowed to work towards “complete denuclearization.”
He explained, “We had it made up. I showed it to him [Jong-un] today, actually during the meeting, toward the end of the meeting and I think he loved it.”