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  1. Busan 2012: Chinese Indies Struggle to Go Global

    5:22 am PDT 10/09/2012
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    Despite no shortage of quality content, independent filmmakers still rely on overseas sales companies for international exposure. READ MORE

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  2. 111 Girls: Busan Review

    3:46 am PDT 10/09/2012
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    Iraqi husband and wife team Nahid Ghobadi and Bijan Zmanpira offer a quirky meditation on the Kurdish crisis featuring Reza Behboodi, Mehdi Saki, and Amin Sadeghi. READ MORE

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  3. Pluto (Myungwangsung): Busan Review

    10:27 pm PDT 10/08/2012
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    Writer-director Shin Suwon offers an insider’s view of an elite Korean prep school featuring bright young actors David Lee, Sung June and Kim Kkhob-bi. READ MORE

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  4. The Neighbors: Busan Review

    10:26 am PDT 10/08/2012
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    "Lost" actress Yunjin Kim stars in director Kim Hwi's South Korean suspense thriller about ghosts and a serial killer. READ MORE

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  5. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 5 'Daily'

    9:06 am PDT 10/08/2012
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    In day five of THR's Busan Festival Daily, Fox International reteams with Hong Kong directors Tony Chan and Wing Shya, Iranian director Moshen Makhmalbaf travels to Israel to film the BIFF entry "The Gardener" and the Indonesian film sector thrives despite setbacks. READ MORE

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  6. Busan 2012: South Korea's CJ E&M Pictures to Screen 'Tai Chi Zero' in New Multi-Sensory Format

    7:52 am PDT 10/08/2012
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    The 4DX technology engages all five senses with motion chairs and environmental effects synchronized to the onscreen action. READ MORE

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  7. Busan 2012: Iranian Director Promotes Tolerance With 'The Gardener'

    7:05 am PDT 10/08/2012
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    A change of heart led the former fundamentalist rebel to make the timely BIFF entry. READ MORE

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  8. The Gardener: Busan Review

    10:40 pm PDT 10/07/2012
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    The Baha'i faith is explored by Iranian father-son filmmakers Mohsen and Maysam Makhmalbaf READ MORE

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  9. B.E.D.: Busan Review

    9:33 pm PDT 10/07/2012
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    Veteran director Park Chul-soo's film is packed with full-frontal nudity and round-the-clock soft-core sex scenes to very little effect. READ MORE

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  10. Busan 2012: Oscar Hopeful Kim Ki-duk on His Controversial Film, 'Pieta'

    3:50 pm PDT 10/07/2012
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    The Hollywood Reporter caught up with the edgy South Korean auteur and discussed his Oscar chances and the alternate ending to his controversial BIFF entry. READ MORE

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  11. Busan 2012: 'B•E•D' Pushes the Envelope With Oft-Nude Cast

    3:31 pm PDT 10/07/2012
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    Despite racy subject matter, the cast of Park Chul-soo’s BIFF world premiere say they were comfortable baring it all. READ MORE

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  12. Busan 2012: Korean Film Report Stirs Debate

    1:20 pm PDT 10/07/2012
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    A recent survey suggests corporate multiplex owners give preferential treatment to films released by affiliates. READ MORE

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  13. Psy Rides Gangnam Style Mania Into Busan

    11:01 am PDT 10/07/2012
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    The South Korean pop star played a short set before a frenzied, invite-only crowd at BIFF Saturday night READ MORE

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