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  1. Busan: Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Urges Aspiring Filmmakers to Tap Into Emotions

    8:49 pm 10/2/2014

    This year's head of the New Currents competition section says sentimental experiences are the lifeblood of cinemaRead more

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  2. Busan: Asia's Top Film Stars Gather for Opening Night Gala

    4:58 am 10/2/2014

    Japan's Ken Watanabe and China's Tang Wei were among those making the sceneRead more

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  3. Busan, China's Youku to Finance Rookie Filmmakers

    3:14 am 10/1/2014

    The South Korean fest and Chinese online video giant will finance short films from emerging and experienced directorsRead more

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  4. Busan: German Short-Film Oscar Winner to Debut First Feature

    5:51 am 9/23/2014

    'Toyland' director Jochen Alexander Freydank will screen 'Kafka's The Burrow' at the Korean festRead more

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  5. Toronto: Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence' Inks Foreign Distribution Deals

    8:02 am 9/12/2014

    Distributors in France, Canada, Australia and Japan buy the companion piece to the 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing'Read more

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  6. 'Partners in Crime' ('Kong fan'): Toronto Review

    6:54 am 9/9/2014

    Chang Jung-chi masks a rite-of-passage tale with a thriller about three teenage boys' investigations into the death of a classmateRead more

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  7. 'Haemoo': Toronto Review

    11:17 am 9/6/2014

    Bong Joon-ho produced and co-wrote first-time director Shim Sung-bo's thriller about a fishing-boat crew's descent into red mist after a botched human-trafficking operationRead more

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  8. 'Tokyo Tribe' ('Tokyo toraibu'): Toronto Review

    8:38 pm 9/4/2014

    Maverick Sion Sono subverts Japan's gangster genre with an all-rapping, all-fighting hip-hop musical.Read more

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  9. '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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  10. '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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