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  1. Mitsuko Delivers: Busan Film Review

    12:32 am 10/12/2011

    Japanese independent director Yuya Ishii introduces a 24-year-old pregnant drifter who is so relentlessly upbeat she bosses the saddest losers into adopting her optimism. Read more

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  2. Asia Pacific Films Launches Pay-Per-View Site

    10:26 pm 10/11/2011

    A new pay-per-view site will offer fans of Asian cinema the chance to watch a curated collection of films from China, Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Iran, Korea and Singapore, Asia Pacific Films announced Wednesdsay. Read more

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  3. Chronicle of My Mother: Busan Film Review

    10:25 pm 10/11/2011

    In this sentimental drama by Japanese director Harada Masato, a bitter author makes peace with his mother as her memories begin to fade.Read more

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  4. Hanji: Busan Film Review

    10:01 pm 10/11/2011

    Korean director Im Kwon-taek, in his 101st film, tells how bureaucrats and artisans came together to rescue Korea's traditional paper-making business in a mix of documentary and dramatic fiction.Read more

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  5. South Korean Sensation Rain Enters Military as Hundreds of Fans Bid Him Farewell

    3:39 pm 10/11/2011

    The pop singer-actor’s latest film, "Soar Into the Sun," will be released in 2012.Read more

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  6. Inseparable: Busan Film Review

    11:10 am 10/11/2011

    Kevin Spacey plays a mysterious ex-pat living in China in the writer-director Dayyan Eng’s first Chinese movie with an American star. Read more

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  7. BUSAN FILM FESTIVAL: THR's Festival Daily

    10:43 am 10/11/2011

    News, reviews and analysis from the fifth day of the Korean festival, including a look at Luc Besson's "The Lady."Read more

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  8. Watch Indian Circus: Busan Film Review

    10:34 am 10/11/2011

    Director-writer Mangesh Hadawale approach the issues of third-world corruption and lack of opportunity in this story about young children who want to go to the circus.Read more

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  9. Korean Animators Face Screen, Financing Barriers

    5:13 am 10/11/2011

    "Leafie, A Hen into the Wild" was nicknamed “the emperor of the matinee” in Korea when the film first hit theaters this summer.Read more

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  10. Mixed Reviews for Asian Film Market on First Day

    4:56 am 10/11/2011

    Buyers and exhibitors at the Asian Film Market expressed mixed feelings as the trade show opened, moving to the Busan Exhibition and Convention Centre (BEXCO) after five years at the Seacloud Hotel.Read more

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