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  1. The Thieves: Busan Review

    10:48 am 10/5/2012

    Choi Dong-hoon’s blockbuster heist film highlights a glamorous cast that includes Gianna Jun, Lee Jung-jae, Kim Hye-soo and Simon Yam. Read more

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  2. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 2 'Daily'

    7:53 am 10/5/2012

    In day two of THR's Busan Festival Daily, the Korean Wave targets the American film market, Japanese producer Satoru Iseki speaks out against the military standoff between China and Japan and we look at five up-and-coming Korean directors at BIFF.Read more

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  3. Busan 2012: Can Korean Film Go Global on Psy's Coattails?

    3:13 am 10/5/2012

    From "Gangnam Style" to the recent blockbuster "The Thieves," Korea's popular culture is everywhere. But can it last?Read more

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  4. National Security: Busan Review

    9:56 pm 10/4/2012

    Park Weon-sang and Lee Kyeung-yeung shine in Chung Ji-young’s South Korean torture drama.Read more

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  5. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 1 'Daily'

    9:29 am 10/4/2012

    In day one of THR's Busan Festival Daily, tensions between China and Japan impact the Asian film world, BIFF's Asian Filmmaker of the Year Koji Wakamatsu discusses his eclectic career and dealmakers express optimism for this year's Asian Film Market.Read more

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  6. Cold War: Busan Film Review

    4:47 am 10/4/2012

    The exciting Hong Kong actioner stars Tony Leung Ka-fai and Aaron Kwok as rival police commissioners.Read more

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  7. Busan 2012: 6 Things Not to Miss

    9:00 am 10/1/2012

    The 17th edition of Asia's premier film festival promises a little bit more of everything -- an extra day of screenings, a longer market and plenty of star power (and don't forget the shoji).Read more

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  8. Jury Announced for New Currents Section at Busan International Film Festival

    6:16 am 8/29/2012

    Hungarian director Béla Tarr will head the eclectic jury for the section for emerging Asian film talent at the 17th Busan International Film Festival. Read more

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  9. Silenced: Film Review

    2:53 pm 12/26/2011

    Were "Silenced" not based on fact, its unchecked depiction of corporal and sexual abuse in a Korean school for the deaf could be construed as sensational, manipulative, even sadistic.Read more

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