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  1. Punch: Busan Film Review

    9:33 am 10/10/2011

    Plenty of punches, both physical and emotional, get thrown around in the latest by traditional sentimentalist Lee Han.Read more

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  2. Niño: Busan Film Review

    9:18 am 10/10/2011

    'Niño,' which observes how a Philippine family living in genteel poverty reacts to the sale of the ancestral mansion, is Chekovian in theme, Victorian in plot and performed in the raised pitch of daytime soaps.Read more

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  3. 'The Host' Makes Monster Comeback

    9:00 am 10/10/2011

    "The Host" has returned with an extra dimension, but the makers of the new 3D version say it remains true to the 2006 South Korean monster thriller.Read more

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  4. Thai Director Sees Upside to Piracy

    8:52 am 10/10/2011

    Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul said there can be virtues in piracy, as it can provide an alternative to censorship issues, also suggesting major studios could learn from the independent industry’s embrace of this under- ground culture.Read more

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  5. 'Inseparable' Culture Clash Story Stars Kevin Spacey

    8:45 am 10/10/2011

    Normally, answering the question “where are you from” is not difficult. But for Beijing-based director Dayyan Eng, well, it’s not so simple.Read more

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  6. Jury Still Out on 3D Market Titles

    8:22 am 10/10/2011

    3D helps generate sales interest, but not necessarily sales, exhibitors at the sixth Asian Film Market told The Hollywood Reporter.Read more

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  7. Lin Pins Hopes on 'Starry Night'

    4:05 am 10/10/2011

    If this year’s New Currents competition has a name, that name is Tom Shu-yu Lin. Read more

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  8. Edko, Irresistible Announce 'Nightfall' and 'Cold War' at Asian Film Market

    3:12 am 10/10/2011

    Hong Kong-based Edko Films and Irresistible Films unveiled two action projects at the Asian Film Market, "Nightfall" and "Cold War," produced by "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" producer Bill Kong. Read more

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  9. Eight Hot Properties on Offer at the Asian Film Market

    5:01 pm 10/9/2011

    As Busan's sales event opens, these films stand out as ready to move.Read more

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  10. 'Always' Pre-sells to Pony Canyon

    9:43 am 10/9/2011

    The South Korean melodrama that opened BIFF has been pre-sold to Japan’s Pony Canyon, the film’s local distributor Showbox/Mediaplex said Sunday.Read more

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