Busan: Download THR's Day 2 'Daily'

THR's Busan Daily No. 2

In day two of THR's Busan Festival Daily, BIFF programmers put the spotlight on Asian discoveries, the directors of the Korean blockbuster "Cold Eyes" discuss remaking Hong Kong's Johnny To and 77 year old film legend Im Kwon-taek announces his 102nd project.

BIFF Lineup Focuses on Discoveries

The choice of Vara: A Blessing by Bhutanese filmmaker and monk Khyentse Norbu to open the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) highlights the growing importance of the Asian market, and Busan's bid to confirm itself as the prime platform for films from the region.

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Q&A: Cho Ui-seok and Kim Byung-seo

The Korean co-directors of Cold Eyes explain why they decided to remake Johnny To's Eye in the Sky, and how they expressed the idea of surveillance and perspective in the crime thriller.

Im Kwon-taek Embarks on His 102nd Film

Veteran filmmaker Im Kwon-taek will be adapting the Kim Hoon novel Hwajang as his 102nd film. "I've always been a huge fan of Kim Hoon, and it's going to be a challenge to translate the power and dynamism of his words into an audiovisual medium. It will involve different storytelling techniques from my previous work," Im announced at a press event on Friday in Busan. "I'm going to have to find my own voice while exploring Kim's artistic intentions."

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