BUSAN FILM FESTIVAL: THR's Festival Daily

Busan Film Festival director Lee Yong-kwan, left, and former festival director Kim Dong-ho
Busan Film Festival director Lee Yong-kwan, left, and former festival director Kim Dong-ho
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THR's international critics weigh in on the strength of this year's festival program, run by new director Lee Yong-kwan following the resignation of founding director Kim Dong-ho; plus news and reviews on the seventh day of the Korean event.

In the final day of the Busan dailies, Luc Besson and Michelle Yeoh react to the release of a Burmese dissident on the day their politically charged drama The Lady screens at BIFF, Korean superstar Rain reports for military service and THR's international critics weigh in on the strength of this year's festival program.

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