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  1. Busan Film Fest Fixes Dates for 2014

    5:42 am 1/20/2014

    The 19th edition of South Korea's premier film event will run Oct. 2-11.Read more

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  2. Major South Korean Film Bodies Move to Busan

    10:08 pm 10/28/2013

    The host city of Asia’s largest film festival has become the new home for the Korean Film Council and other major film/media-related public organizations.Read more

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  3. Busan: 'Pascha,' 'Remote Control' Win Awards

    4:33 pm 10/12/2013

    Directors Ahn Seonkyoung and Sakhya Byamb were recognized by organizers. This year a total of 299 films from 70 countries were shown.Read more

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  4. Quentin Tarantino: 'Korea's Bong Joon Ho Is Like Spielberg in His Prime'

    4:05 am 10/11/2013

    In a surprise appearance with the celebrated Korean director in Busan, Tarantino discusses his "2013 approach" to genre filmmaking and why he'll never direct a serial killer film ("I would reveal my sickness far too much").Read more

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  5. Busan Film Fest's Asian Project Market Presents Awards to Top Filmmakers

    6:18 pm 10/10/2013

    The festival's funding prizes went to notable Asian directors including Kim Jee-woon, Wayne Wang and Wang Wei-ming.Read more

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  6. Busan Fest to Help Distribute, Sell Closing Film 'The Dinner'

    2:43 am 10/10/2013

    The South Korean festival’s organizers say the decision to close with Kim Dong-hyun’s micro-budget film reflects their determination to support local indie cinema.Read more

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  7. Busan: Download THR's Day 6 'Daily'

    2:00 pm 10/8/2013

    In day 6 of THR's Busan Festival Daily, buzz titles emerge at the fest's midpoint, Irish helmers Jim Sheridan and Neil Jordan weigh in on the growth of the Asian film sector and Korean auteur Bong Joon-ho discusses the challenges of making his futuristic blockbuster "Snowpiercer."Read more

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  8. 10 Minutes: Busan Review

    3:30 pm 10/7/2013

    Pedestrian workplace dynamics are front and center in Lee Yong-seung’s painfully average drama.Read more

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  9. Shuttlecock: Busan Review

    3:30 pm 10/7/2013

    A roadtrip that aims for relational insight but winds up simply aimless.Read more

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  10. The Isthmus: Busan Review

    3:30 pm 10/7/2013

    A well-meaning but tepid debut feature that chronicles the lives of Burmese illegal immigrants living in southern Thailand.Read more

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