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Busan: China's iQiyi Launches Sales of First In-house Productions - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 07:06

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Busan: China's iQiyi Launches Sales of First In-house Productions
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Chinese online video firm iQiyi is launching international rights sales for “Blue Amber,” “The Blizzard” and “My Town” at Busan's Asian Film Market. All three titles are iQiyi's first in-house productions that the company has fully financed. One of ...

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Busan: Australian Film 'Pulse' Is Tale of Triumph Over Adversity ... - Variety

Sun, 2017-10-15 07:02

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Busan: Australian Film 'Pulse' Is Tale of Triumph Over Adversity ...
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U.S.-based sales agent Oration is handling rights to “Pulse,” the Australian fantasy drama that has its international premiere Monday in the Busan Film Festival's ...

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Busan Facetime: 'Omerta' Director Hansal Mehta – Variety - Variety

Sat, 2017-10-14 18:11

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Busan Facetime: 'Omerta' Director Hansal Mehta – Variety
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After a decade-long first innings where he switched between mainstream Bollywood and independent cinema, Indian filmmaker Hansal Mehta took a four-year ...
Rajkummar Rao-starrer Omerta to bring curtains down at Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film FestivalThe Indian Express
Was expecting a polarised reaction for 'Simran': Hansal MehtaThe Hans India

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Busan Facetime: Director Shin Su-won Talks 'Glass Garden' - Variety

Sat, 2017-10-14 16:41

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Busan Facetime: Director Shin Su-won Talks 'Glass Garden'
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After world premiering her previous feature, “Madonna,” at Cannes in 2015, Shin returns to Busan with “Glass Garden,” which is he festival's opening night film. You went to the Berlin festival with “Pluto” in 2013, then presented “Madonna” in Cannes in ...
Must-see attractions in Busan alongside film festJakarta Post
'Romans 8:37': Busan ReviewScreen International
Korean Actors Stun At The 22nd Busan International Film Festival Opening Red Carpetsoompi
New Straits Times Online -Business Standard
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Film Review: 'Beyond the Clouds' – Variety - Variety

Sat, 2017-10-14 14:30

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Film Review: 'Beyond the Clouds' – Variety
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A socially conscious underworld melodrama that sees Iran's Majid Majidi take to the slums of Mumbai with a hint of Bollywood swagger.
Busan Film Review: 'Beyond the Clouds'Newsline

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Busan Film Review: 'Poppy Goes to Hollywood Redux' – Variety - Variety

Sat, 2017-10-14 13:03

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Busan Film Review: 'Poppy Goes to Hollywood Redux' – Variety
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Cambodia's first LGBT-themed feature is an enjoyable comedy about a straight guy on the run with trangender entertainers.

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Busan: Helmer Devashish Makhija set for “Bhonsle” (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

Sat, 2017-10-14 07:02

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Busan: Helmer Devashish Makhija set for “Bhonsle” (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety
Devashish Makhija, whose “Ajji” (“Granny”) world premiered Oct. 13 in Busan in competition in the New Currents strand, will commence principal photography on “Bhonsle” at Mumbai locations on Oct. 21. The unit shot for two days in Mumbai in August to ...

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Busan: Kim Ji-seok nominees reflect the breadth of Asian talent - Variety

Sat, 2017-10-14 05:02

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Busan: Kim Ji-seok nominees reflect the breadth of Asian talent
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One of the founding fathers of the Busan festival, Kim spent more than 20 years of his life nurturing young Asian filmmakers, leading many of them to describe him as the “heart of Asian cinema.” The nominees are chosen from films that have their world ...

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RunAway and GC Busan move on to OGN Overwatch Apex finals - Dot Esports

Sat, 2017-10-14 01:52

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RunAway and GC Busan move on to OGN Overwatch Apex finals
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The two teams moving on to the OGN Overwatch Apex finals have been decided: RunAway and GC Busan. GC Busan earned their spot in the prestigious South Korean tournament finals on Oct. 10 by beating Cloud9 KongDoo in a stunning 4-0 series.
RunAway set to take on GC Busan in APEX finals after ousting NC FoxesESPN

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Busan: 'Taxi Driver' Hailed as Best Film at Bu-il Awards – Variety - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 21:26

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Busan: 'Taxi Driver' Hailed as Best Film at Bu-il Awards – Variety
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Jang Hoon's “A Taxi Driver” wins best film prize at the 26th Bu-il Awards, a local ceremony held concurrently with the Busan Film Festival.

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Busan Film Review: 'Missing Johnny' – Variety - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 21:22

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Busan Film Review: 'Missing Johnny' – Variety
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This debut feature by Taiwanese filmmaker Huang Xi is an elegantly composed mood piece about the quest for love and happiness.

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'Zoo': Busan Review - Screen International

Fri, 2017-10-13 19:47

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'Zoo': Busan Review
Screen International
Drugs are the ruin of many a good soul in Zoo, an ambitious ensemble drama from Haraamkhor (2015) director Shlok Sharma. Tracing the lives of youngsters trapped by circumstances and the lack of opportunities, the film is modestly engaging but might ...

Busan: Darren Aronofsky Condemns Harvey Weinstein's Behavior: 'Unacceptable,' 'Unlawful,' 'Disgusting' - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 18:25

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Busan: Darren Aronofsky Condemns Harvey Weinstein's Behavior: 'Unacceptable,' 'Unlawful,' 'Disgusting'
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Darren Aronofsky responded to a question from Variety about the Harvey Weinstein scandal at the Busan International Film festival on Thursday, saying: “Sexual abuse of any type anywhere is unacceptable, it is unlawful, it is disgusting and it needs to ...
Busan: Darren Aronofsky Joins Chorus of Condemnation of Harvey WeinsteinHollywood Reporter
Darren Aronofsky denounces Harvey Weinstein, addresses criticism on treatment of women in own filmsThe Korea Herald

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Busan: Darren Aronofsky Joins Chorus of Condemnation of Harvey Weinstein - Hollywood Reporter

Fri, 2017-10-13 17:00

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Busan: Darren Aronofsky Joins Chorus of Condemnation of Harvey Weinstein
Hollywood Reporter
Speaking at a press conference for his film 'Mother!,' the director addressed the Weinstein scandal by saying, "it's disgusting and it needs to be battled by everyone." Mother! director Darren Aronofsky has added his voice to the growing list of ...
Darren Aronofsky denounces Harvey Weinstein, addresses criticism on treatment of women in own filmsThe Korea Herald

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Busan Film Review: 'Narratage' – Variety - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 15:58

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Busan Film Review: 'Narratage' – Variety
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This student-teacher romance places both lovers on an equal plane of heartsore vulnerability, with alternately tender and maudlin results.
Busan Film Review: 'Narratage' - NewslineNewsline

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ROK Navy Welcomes USS Michigan to Busan to Strengthen Partnership - DVIDS (press release)

Fri, 2017-10-13 15:02

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ROK Navy Welcomes USS Michigan to Busan to Strengthen Partnership
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The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) (Blue) arrived at Busan, Oct. 13, for a routine visit during a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. During the visit Sailors will experience the culture and history of ...
Guam-based guided-missile submarine makes port call to South KoreaStars and Stripes
US nuclear submarine in S. KoreaYonhap News
US, South Korea to launch major navy drill next weekArab News
Daily Star
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Star-Packed Busan Festival Opens Under a Cloud - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 12:22

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Star-Packed Busan Festival Opens Under a Cloud
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The 22nd edition of the Busan Intl. Film Festival got under way Thursday under a deluge of pouring rain. That felt like another burden for a festival that has suffered plenty of late. Indignities vented against the festival by a right-wing government ...
'Romans 8:37': Busan ReviewScreen International
Korean Actors Stun At The 22nd Busan International Film Festival Opening Red Carpetsoompi
[Weekender] Busan film fest beckons film buffs, star gazersThe Korea Herald
Malay Mail Online -allkpop
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Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea - Citizen

Fri, 2017-10-13 09:32

Citizen

Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea
Citizen
Internationally acclaimed South Korean director Shin Su-Won, whose thriller “Glass Garden” opened the 10-day Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), said restrictions on expression –- and on artists — “should never happen”. “Freedom of speech should ...
Busan Film Fest embarks on 22nd edition with star-studded red carpetThe Korea Herald
(LEAD) Busan film festival kicks off amid unsolved disputeYonhap News
FedEx provides logistic support for the 22nd Busan International ...STAT Times
Korea Portal (English Edition) -allkpop
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Busan: Korea's Take Pictures Bought by Spackman Entertainment ... - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 08:00

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Busan: Korea's Take Pictures Bought by Spackman Entertainment ...
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Spackman Entertainment Group, an international investment outfit with a taste for all things Korean, is set to buy Korean film production company Take Pictures ...

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Busan: Mouly Surya's 'Marlina' Adds Sales Deals (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 07:56

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Busan: Mouly Surya's 'Marlina' Adds Sales Deals (EXCLUSIVE)
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“Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts,” the Indonesian film that was presented in Busan's Asian Project Market last year, is now proving a hit with international distributors. The film had its theatrical premiere in the Directors' Fortnight section of the ...

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