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  1. 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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  2. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 4 'Daily'

    8:05 am PDT 10/07/2012
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    In day four of THR's Busan Film Festival Daily, local pop phenom Psy brings "Gangnam Style" to BIFF, a Korean Film Council report pits art house directors against local theater owners and celebrated auteur Kim Ki-duk discusses his controversial new release, "Pieta." READ MORE

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  3. Apparition (Aparisyon): Busan Review

    12:35 am PDT 10/07/2012
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    Filipino director Vincent Sandoval follows up his transgender drama Senorita with a story about nuns living in a remote convent during the Marcos years READ MORE

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  4. Busan 2012: Director James Lee on His Latest Project, 'If It’s Not Now Then When?'

    3:37 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    The S.E. Asian auteur weighs in on going mainstream, the buzz about Malaysia’s new film fest and why he’s making his country’s first sci-fi film. READ MORE

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  5. Afghan Film Sector Looks to South Korea for Guidance

    3:08 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    Struggling filmmakers attempt to start over in post-Taliban era. READ MORE

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  6. Breakaway: Busan Review

    2:25 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    Filipino TV stars Jericho Rosales and child actor Bugoy Carino are the emotional center of director Ian Lorenos’s missing child drama. READ MORE

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

    12:33 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    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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  8. Busan 2012: Remake Fever Hits Asian Film Sector

    12:22 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    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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  9. Rurouni Kenshin: Busan Review

    10:35 am PDT 10/06/2012
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    Director Keishi Otomo brings a wildly popular Japanese manga to life with a boost from young star Takeru Sato. READ MORE

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  10. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 3 'Daily'

    8:42 am PDT 10/06/2012
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    In day three of THR's Busan Film Festival daily, Martin Scorsese reteams with Iranian director Bahaman Ghobadi, remake fever hits the Asian film sector and controversial director Chung Jiyoung hopes to influence the upcoming South Korean presidential election with his latest release, 'National Security.' READ MORE

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

    4:19 am PDT 10/06/2012
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    The Oscar-winning auteur will executive produce the director's New York-set drama "60 Seconds of Us." READ MORE

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  12. An End to Killing: Busan Review

    10:53 pm PDT 10/05/2012
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    A Daoist priest persuades Genghis Khan to renounce violence at the end of his life in a Mongolian-Chinese epic directed by Wang Ping READ MORE

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