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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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