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  1. Busan 2012: Embattled Director Targets South Korean Election With Latest Film

    3:48 am 10/6/2012

    Chung Ji-young says he hopes to influence voting by releasing his controversial torture film 'National Security' in December.Read more

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  2. Busan 2012: Martin Scorsese Reteams with Iranian Director Bahman Ghobadi

    3:00 am 10/6/2012

    The Oscar-winning auteur will executive produce the director's New York-set drama "60 Seconds of Us."Read more

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  3. Busan 2012: Remake Fever Hits Asian Film Sector

    2:37 am 10/6/2012

    Taking their cue from Hollywood reboots of the not-so-distant past, Asian filmmakers mine recent hits for inspiration.Read more

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  4. An End to Killing: Busan Review

    10:38 pm 10/5/2012

    A Daoist priest persuades Genghis Khan to renounce violence at the end of his life in a Mongolian-Chinese epic directed by Wang PingRead more

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  5. The Thieves: Busan Review

    10:48 am 10/5/2012

    Choi Dong-hoon’s blockbuster heist film highlights a glamorous cast that includes Gianna Jun, Lee Jung-jae, Kim Hye-soo and Simon Yam. Read more

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  6. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 2 'Daily'

    7:53 am 10/5/2012

    In day two of THR's Busan Festival Daily, the Korean Wave targets the American film market, Japanese producer Satoru Iseki speaks out against the military standoff between China and Japan and we look at five up-and-coming Korean directors at BIFF.Read more

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  7. Busan 2012: Can Korean Film Go Global on Psy's Coattails?

    3:13 am 10/5/2012

    From "Gangnam Style" to the recent blockbuster "The Thieves," Korea's popular culture is everywhere. But can it last?Read more

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  8. National Security: Busan Review

    9:56 pm 10/4/2012

    Park Weon-sang and Lee Kyeung-yeung shine in Chung Ji-young’s South Korean torture drama.Read more

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  9. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 1 'Daily'

    9:29 am 10/4/2012

    In day one of THR's Busan Festival Daily, tensions between China and Japan impact the Asian film world, BIFF's Asian Filmmaker of the Year Koji Wakamatsu discusses his eclectic career and dealmakers express optimism for this year's Asian Film Market.Read more

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