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Busan International Film Festival

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  1. 'Kabukicho Love Hotel' ('Sayonara kabukicho'): Toronto Review

    3:04 am 9/4/2014

    A Korean escort, a porn-making student, a musician and a policewoman converge in a multi-strand drama set in a Tokyo motel. Read more

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  2. 'A Separation' Director Asghar Farhadi to Head Busan Jury

    2:03 am 8/25/2014

    The Iranian director's latest, 'The Past' was a Golden Globe nomineeRead more

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  3. Busan's Asian Project Market Unveils 2014 Selection

    4:33 am 8/19/2014

    Brilliante Mendoza and 'Nymphomaniac' producer among filmmakers that will present 30 new projectsRead more

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  4. Busan Fest to Honor Hong Kong's Ann Hui as Asian Filmmaker of the Year

    6:31 pm 8/3/2014

    One of Asia's great female directors, Hui led the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the 1970s and '80s.Read more

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  5. Busan Film Fest Fixes Dates for 2014

    5:42 am 1/20/2014

    The 19th edition of South Korea's premier film event will run Oct. 2-11.Read more

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  6. Major South Korean Film Bodies Move to Busan

    10:08 pm 10/28/2013

    The host city of Asia’s largest film festival has become the new home for the Korean Film Council and other major film/media-related public organizations.Read more

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  7. Busan: 'Pascha,' 'Remote Control' Win Awards

    4:33 pm 10/12/2013

    Directors Ahn Seonkyoung and Sakhya Byamb were recognized by organizers. This year a total of 299 films from 70 countries were shown.Read more

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  8. Quentin Tarantino: 'Korea's Bong Joon Ho Is Like Spielberg in His Prime'

    4:05 am 10/11/2013

    In a surprise appearance with the celebrated Korean director in Busan, Tarantino discusses his "2013 approach" to genre filmmaking and why he'll never direct a serial killer film ("I would reveal my sickness far too much").Read more

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  9. Busan Film Fest's Asian Project Market Presents Awards to Top Filmmakers

    6:18 pm 10/10/2013

    The festival's funding prizes went to notable Asian directors including Kim Jee-woon, Wayne Wang and Wang Wei-ming.Read more

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  10. Busan Fest to Help Distribute, Sell Closing Film 'The Dinner'

    2:43 am 10/10/2013

    The South Korean festival’s organizers say the decision to close with Kim Dong-hyun’s micro-budget film reflects their determination to support local indie cinema.Read more

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