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Korean Waves Stars Shine More Brightly in Japan
What do Bae Yong-joon, Ryu Si-won, Lee Byung-hun, Song Seung-heon and Park Yong-ha have in common? They are more popular in Japan than on their home turf in Korea. The box office record of Bae's latest movie "April Snow" clearly shows the difference. In Japan, the movie drew 1 million viewers within,...More
[PIFF] Pusan Citizens Love Their Festival
By Kim Ki-tae
Whether or not they know who Hou Hsiao Hsien is, and whether or not they are mad about Jackie Chan's films, Pusan citizens love the city's annual film festival, which has fast grown into the port's trademark. "It's lovely", said Yang Jae-hoon, a university student at,...More
[PIFF] BIFCOM Gives Props to Asian Film Industry
By Lee Jin-woo
In the last two days, veteran cinematographer Kim Jae-min has repeatedly stabbed himself in front of visitors to his booth at the 5th Busan International Film Commission and Industry Showcase (BIFCOM). Fortunately, he was using a safely designed stunt knife. The pro,...More
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