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Busan International Film Festival

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  1. 'Alone' ('Honja'): Film Review

    7:28 pm 1/20/2016

    South Korean helmer Park Hong-min's thriller, about a man trapped in an endless nightmare, will make its international premiere at Rotterdam after its award-winning debut at the Busan and Seoul festivals.Read more

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  2. 'Love And...' ('Pil-re-um Si-dae Sa-rang'): Film Review

    2:00 am 11/16/2015

    Chinese-Korean filmmaker Zhang Lu delivers an experimental ode to cinema starring A-listers Ahn Sung-ki, Moon So-ri and Park Hae-il.Read more

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  3. Busan Film Festival Fixes Dates for 2016

    10:23 pm 11/9/2015

    The 21st edition of South Korea's premier event will run Oct. 6 to 15.Read more

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  4. 'Banat (Il viaggio)': Tirana Review

    1:03 am 11/9/2015

    Adriano Valerio's debut feature revolves around two young Italians trying to settle into their new lives in a Romanian village.Read more

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  5. 'Assassination' Director Choi Dong-hoon Talks Success, Pressure of Colonial-Era Movie (Q&A)

    10:01 am 10/14/2015

    The action drama has resonated across South Korea and is reaching U.S. and European shores through a string of film festivals.Read more

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  6. China's Alibaba Pictures to Invest in South Korean Film 'Real'

    3:02 am 10/12/2015

    The film marks the Asian e-commerce giant's second international venture since its investment in 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation.' Read more

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  7. Busan: 20th Edition Wraps With Record Attendance Despite Budget Troubles

    10:53 pm 10/9/2015

    Asia's largest festival drew its curtains with the most number of audiences to date with long-term regional projects and platforms for foray into the Chinese film market.Read more

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  8. Busan: New Currents Awards Go to Iranian, Kazakhstani Rookie Directors

    9:32 pm 10/9/2015

    The South Korean festival's top awards for rookie Asian filmmakers went to 'Immortal' by Hadi Mohaghegh and 'Walnut Tree' by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov. Read more

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  9. Busan: South Korean Auteur Hong Sang-soo Receives Top French Honor

    8:51 pm 10/9/2015

    French Culture Minister Fleur Pellerin handed the Arts and Letters Medal to the minimal realist and emphasized the importance of Franco-Korean cultural exchanges. Read more

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  10. Busan: Vision Awards Go to Emerging South Korean Directors

    6:11 am 10/9/2015

    Sundance-winning filmmaker O Muel picked up two awards during the South Korean festival's 20th edition. Read more

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