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  1. August Drizzle: Busan Film Review

    10:51 am 10/7/2011

    Written and directed by Sri Lankan filmmaker Aruna Jayawardana, the story centers on a mortician living in a tiny village.Read more

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  2. New BIFF Home Draws Raves

    9:28 am 10/7/2011

    “Impressive” is the term most frequently used by festival attendees to describe the new Busan Cinema Center, in its first day of operation after the official unveiling last night for the BIFF Opening Ceremony, when Australian director and Flash Forward jury head Gillian Armstrong declared that she was “jealous” and wanted to take it home.Read more

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  3. Asian Filmmaker of the Year: Tsui Hark

    9:19 am 10/7/2011

    As he readies his next blockbuster, Tsui Hark talks about his respect for Korean cinema, looking to the past for inspiration and why he won’t be retiring any time soon.Read more

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  4. Rain Makes Final Pre-Military Visit to Busan

    8:52 am 10/7/2011

    South Korean pop star Rain will be off the public radar for the next two years as he enters the army, but fans will be able to watch him in military action through his air force movie, "Soar Into the Sun."Read more

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  5. China-Korea-Japan Ready 'Yang Gui Fei' for November Shoot

    8:40 am 10/7/2011

    A portrayal of one of China's most historic beauties will be the subject of the latest co-production involving a Chinese production company, continuing a trend to gain access to the world's third-largest movie market.Read more

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  6. Hong Kong Auteur Yonfan Relishes His Role as Talent Scout

    9:28 am 10/6/2011

    Hong Kong auteur Yonfan is quickly becoming the international festival circuit’s best judge of young talent. Read more

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  7. Busan International Film Festival Gets an Extreme Makeover

    9:15 am 10/6/2011

    The 16th edItIon of Asia’s largest cinema event sees the beginning of a new era — in addition to its updated acronym from PIFF to BIFF, it is also getting a new home, being spearheaded by new leaders and taking on new challenges.Read more

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  8. Always: Busan Film Review

    6:20 am 10/6/2011

    Korean director Song Il-gon goes for all-out melodrama in his soap operatic "Always."Read more

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  9. Pyongyang Film Festival Set for 2012

    11:21 pm 10/5/2011

    North Korea will host its biennial Pyongyang International Film Festival in Sept. 2012, and is inviting the participation of foreign filmmakers.Read more

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  10. Luang Prabang Film Festival Announces Line-Up

    8:42 pm 10/5/2011

    The Luang Prabang Film Festival announced its 26-film slate for the second edition of the week-long, open-air event, to be held in the Laos city Dec. 3-10.Read more

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