Photos from Pusan - Part 3 -
Photos from Pusan - Part 2 -
With writer Patrick Galloway (author of STRAY DOGS & LONE WOLVES: THE SAMURAI FILM HANDBOOK, WARRING CLANS, FLASHING BLADES, and ASIA SHOCK) Wide Angle party in Gwangalli. Director Hou Hsiao-Hsien says hi. With director/actor Yang Ik-june (BREATHLESS) With director Isao Yukisada (GO, PARADE, CRYING OUT LOVE AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD) … to be continued
1977, 87 min., digital projection, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi. With Kimiko Ikegami, Kumiko Ohba, Yoko Minami, Ai Matsubara, Miki Jinbo, Masayo Miyako, Mieko Satoh, Eriko Tanaka. Print courtesy of Janus Films. Alice in Wonderland meets Beetlejuice and Dario Argento: Nobuhiko Obayashi’sHouse is a hallucinatory take on the classic haunted house story. A...
Photos from Pusan - Part 1 -
Near Shinsegae in Centum City, one of the main venues of the 15th Pusan International Film Festival. Random but funky alien sculpture erected for the Busan Biennale. With Goran Topalovic, director of Subway Cinema and the New York Asian Film Festival, our partners in crime every summer. With director Kim Tae-Gyun (VOLCANO HIGH, HIGANJIMA) The Showbox party… big and hot (too...
From Pusan: Kim Dong-ho, this is goodbye...
This is Kim Dong-ho’s last year at the director of the festival. Mr. Kim’s gone a long way from his humble beginnings as an usher! Picture above: Mr. Kim says goodbye to a gathering of film producers.
From Pusan with love
For a few days, Pusan is the capital of cinema. Films from all over the world are screened across the port city. Deals are made, and well… parties are thrown (see picture… Juliette Binoche was dancing somewhere behind the crowd), because film people know how to party better than anyone else! Needless to say: we’re happy to be part of it all.