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Busan Film Festival 2019

‘Over the Sea’ (‘Shaonian yuhai’): Film Review | Busan 2019

Director Sun Aoqian makes his feature debut with 'Over the Sea,' a coming-of-age drama starring young actor Yu Kunjie.

‘The Garden of Evening Mists’: Film Review | Busan 2019

Sylvia Chang and Abe Hiroshi star in Tom Lin’s screen treatment of 'The Garden of Evening Mists.'

Busan: Main Awards Handed to Iraqi-Qatari and Vietnamese Dramas

The 24th Busan International Film Festival has awarded its main New Currents prizes to the Iraq-Qatar co-production 'Haifa Street' and to Vietnam’s 'Rom,' films that jury head Mike Figgis said showed the emergence of exciting new talent.

Busan: Festival Closing Film ‘Moonlit Winter’ Showcases Diversity of Korean Cinema

The curtain comes down Saturday on the 24th edition of the Busan International Film Festival with the world premiere of 'Moonlit Winter,' a slow-burning and heartfelt drama in keeping with the fest’s promise to offer audiences diversity in choice throughout its 10-day run.

Busan: Park Chan-wook Reveals Plans for New Film Projects

During various appearances at the South Korean festival, the acclaimed auteur said he is writing a new installment in his famed 'Vengeance' film series, TV projects for both Korea and the U.S., and an English-language remake of Costa Gavras' 2005 film 'The Axe.'

‘Savage’: Film Review | Busan 2019

Sam Kelly examines New Zealand gang culture and masculinity in 'Savage.'

‘Heavy Craving’ (‘Da e’): Film Review | Busan 2019

Hsieh Pei-ju and Tsai Jia-yin share a debut feature in 'Heavy Craving.'

‘Just Like That’ (‘Aise Hee’): Film Review | Busan 2019

Director Kislay makes his feature debut with 'Just Like That.'

Busan: CJ Entertainment to Produce Romantic Drama ‘Press Play’ With Clara Rugaard, Lewis Pullman (Exclusive)

South Korea's CJ Entertainment has signed on to finance and produce the music-driven romantic drama 'Press Play' from first-time writer-director Greg Björkman and starring Clara Rugaard, the lead of Netflix's recent sci-fi thriller 'I Am Mother,' and Lewis Pullman, one of the stars of Paramount's upcoming 'Top Gun: Maverick.'

Busan: Park Chan-Wook on How Blood-Splattered ‘Oldboy’ Shaped His Career

South Korean director Park Chan-wook says he still gets a bit nervous when he watches or even thinks about his breakthrough hit 'Oldboy.' "I have sometimes been scared by the reaction to this movie," he said at the Busan film festival. “Like when men ask me to sign their hammers."

Busan: Netflix’s ‘The Naked Director,’ ‘The Hormones’ Win Big at Inaugural Asia Content Awards

The inaugural edition of the Asia Contents Awards, a new set of screen honors feting achievement in television and streaming, went down with plenty of pomp and K-pop at the Busan International Film Festival on Sunday night.

Busan: French Oscar Hopeful Voices Support for Hong Kong Protesters

French international feature Oscar hopeful Ladj Ly has expressed support for the anti-government protesters who have hit the streets of Hong Kong over the past four months, saying their anger comes from a sense of governmental inaction.