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Pusan Film Fest Announces Winners

2005/10/14 | 209 views | Permalink | Source

The New Currents Award at the tenth Pusan International Film Festival went to "Grain in Ear", Chinese-Korean director Zhang Lu's tragic tale of a disenfranchised Korean living in China.

In a news conference prior to the Friday evening close of the festival, the event's executive committee announced the list of awarded films.

"The Unforgiven" by Yoon Jong-bin created the biggest buzz to receive the International Federation of Film Critics Award and three other honors.

The judging panel of the New Currents category also singled out Yoon's film and Wan Ma Cai Dan's "The Silent Holy Stone" for honorable mention.

The nine-day film festival kicked off with Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's "Three Times". Hwang Byeong-kook's "Wedding Campaign" brought the festival to a close later Friday.

Reported by KBS World Radio

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