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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. Deal Makers Bullish on Market Eve

    9:35 am 10/9/2011

    BIFF gets down to business Monday morning, with the opening of the four annual industry events held alongside the festival.dRead more

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  9. BUSAN FILM FESTIVAL: THR's Festival Daily

    9:32 am 10/9/2011

    News, analysis and reviews of films like Yeun Sang-ho's animated tale of teen violence, "The King of Pigs."Read more

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  10. Lee Addresses Logistical Issues

    8:30 am 10/9/2011

    That’s what Lee Yong-kwan, the new Busan International Film Festival director who is overseeing his first BIFF edition without festival co-founder Kim Dong-ho, had to say when asked about possible logistical problems when the 6th Asian Film Market gets underway on Oct. 10. Read more

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