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  1. Choked: Busan Film Review

    2:33 am 10/11/2011

    Director-writer Kim Joong-hyun tackles rampant materialism and obsession with status in a Korean society going through recession.Read more

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  2. Here...or There?: Busan Film Review

    2:12 am 10/11/2011

    Actor-writer-editor Jean-Luc Mello creates a metaphysical film-within-a-film that showcases his talents while exploring small town or suburban life in Vietnam. Read more

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  3. Pink: Busan Film Review

    1:59 am 10/11/2011

    Busan’s resident auteur Jeon Soo-il relates a tale of hardship in a nearly abandoned seaside community in his typical austere style.Read more

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  4. War of the Arrows: Busan Film Review

    1:36 am 10/11/2011

    Korean director/screenwriter Kim Han-min brings archery to new cinematic heights in this period actioner.Read more

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  5. BUSAN FILM FESTIVAL: THR's Festival Daily

    11:00 am 10/10/2011

    News, reviews and analysis from the fifth day of the Korean festival, including a look at Kevin Spacey's "Inseparable."Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. '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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