By Lee Hyo-won Staff Reporter
BUSAN ― An international trio of heartthrobs ― Hollywood's Josh Hartnett, South Korea's Lee Byung-hun and Japan's Takyua Kimura ― stormed through Asia's largest film festival this weekend.
The three actors visited the 14th Pusan (Busan) International Film Festival (PIFF) to promote the new thriller ``I Come With the Rain,'' directed by acclaimed Vietnamese-French filmmaker Tran Anh Hung. Tickets for… Continue
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Visually stunning thriller whose pictures make you forget its thin plot
A vivid opening segment of a vicious beating sets the tone for this noirish thriller about a traumatized ex-cop on a hunt for the missing son of a powerful pharmaceutical mogul. Jumping from Los Angeles to the Philippines and Hong Kong, "I Come With The Rain" is a moody, supremely stylistic exercise in sweaty underworld revenge that could have easily teetered over into… Continue
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we, know josh has been so busy this month!!!!
just take good care of your self josh!!!
I love you, WE LOVE YOU HERE!!! in our community!!!
God Bless You!!!
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Josh Hartnett charmed one of Asia's top film festivals on Friday with his knowledge of Korean food.
The 31-year-old "Pearl Harbor" star was at South Korea's Pusan International Film Festival promoting his new thriller "I Come with the Rain." Co-starring with Hartnett in the story about an American detective hired to track down a rich Chinese businessman's son are Japan's Takuya Kimura and South Korea's Lee Byung-hun.
Hartnett, whose credits… Continue
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While attending the Middle East International Film Festival, actress Demi Moore described BUNRAKU, Guy Moshe's effects-laden samurai western, as a “Big Action Adventure”. “It has tremendous special effects,” she enthuses dutifully.
Credit : Bunraku Blog
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(Left to Right) Actor Takuya Kimura, Josh Hartnett, Byung-Hun Lee , actress Tran Nu-Yen and director Tran Anh Hung attend at the photocall for the Gala Presentation 'I Come With The Rain' during the 14th Pusan International Film Festival at the Shinsegae Centumcity on October 9, 2009 in Busan, South Korea. The biggest film festival in Asia showcases 355 films from 70 countries and runs from October 8-16.… Continue
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Hollywood A-lister Josh Hartnett brought squeals of delight from within the 10,000-odd crowd gathered around the Busan Yachting Centre's outdoor theatre as South Korean all-girl group Girls Generation serenaded him...
There was plenty of glitz and glamour on the red carpet with the most attention being shared by Hartnett and South Korean heartthrob Lee Byung-hun, star of the recent international hit "G.I. Joe: The Rise of the… Continue
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Korean TV chanel, SBS, has covered the opening ceremony of PIFF 2009.
You can hear the crowd screaming when Josh & Byung-hun Lee walked the red carpet. It is amazing !!!
Enjoy the VID
To get the video plays, you must click on the icon circle in red. A popup window will then open, just wait you don't need to do anything , it… Continue
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There was plenty of glitz and glamour expected on the red carpet with Hollywood A-lister Josh Hartnett in town to promote I Come with the Rain, his collaboration with Vietnamese director Tran Anh Hung.
The PIFF sees itself as a bridge between the filmmaking industries of East and West, a fact highlighted by the presence this year of some of Hollywood's major players, including Bryan Singer (director of X-Men and The Usual Suspects) and Jon… Continue
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The red carpet is ready to be unrolled for the opening tonight of the 14th Pusan (Busan) International Film Festival (PIFF).
Haeundae Beach in the southern port city will sizzle with the longest ever lineup of 355 films from 70 countries and a VIP guest list featuring more than the usual number of high profile stars and cineastes from near and far...
On Friday at 1 p.m., actors Josh Hartnett, Lee Byung-hun and Takuya Kimura… Continue
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Busy week for Josh Mr Hartnett; His first production 'AUGUST', in which he also stars alongside Naomie Harris, David Bowie, Adam Scott, Robin Tunney, is set to be relased in South Africa on October 8th.
Hope the South Africans enjoy the film. Who knows. This new theatrical release could mean a second life for the 2008 film. So far, the movie has not landed distribution deals in Europe and Asia, except Sweden and Japan where it went direct to… Continue
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Remember ICWTR world premiere in Japan ? It was held on May 27th, 2009 in Tokyo. We eventually managed to catch up with some fans pictures and that was it. That was it. Well the same phenomenon may happen again in Korea.
PIFF 2009 organisers have issued 'strange' guidelines regarding the press coverage of the Gala Presentation
1) Photo time for the directors and actors/actresses participating in Gala Presentation will… Continue
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Josh Hartnett has lined up for the lead role in “dystopian action-thriller” Gunslinger, set in post-apocalyptic America. He will play Sev, who sets out with his brother Jake to seek revenge for the murder of their parents. Chris Nahon (Blood: The Last Vampire) directs. “This story takes a unique and startling look at what might happen when the lawlessness of the Old West returns…but with better weapons,” said Mark Williams, who is producing with… Continue
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Asia's biggest film festival, The 14th Pusan International Film Festival kicks off today, with the screening of director Jang Jin's latest political comedy "Good Morning President" starring Jang Dong-gun as Korea's youngest president-elect.
The film will be screened at the outdoor theater of the Suyoungman Yacht Marina later in the evening after the film's red carpet event.
From today till Oct. 16, the regions' most lavish film-fest… Continue
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