23rd Busan International Film Festival Announces 8 Selections for the Open Cinema Section


The 23rd Busan International Film Festival will screen Open Cinema selections at the BIFF Theater located in Busan Cinema Center, from October 5th to 12th.

Open Cinema, one of the submission categories presented by Busan International Film Festival, features freshly released films that boast both its cinematic quality and popularity, as well as the highly acclaimed feature films that have garnered much international attention.

Besides other selected films that were previously announced on September 4th, Kursk, directed by Thomas Vinterberg starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Léa Seydoux and Colin Firth, added to the selection, and thus a total of 8 selections will be screened under Open Cinema section.

  • Open Cinema Selections
Title Director Country Premiere
Arctic Joe PENNA Iceland
Dying to Survive WEN Muye China
Kursk Thomas VINTERBERG Luxembourg, Belgium
More Than Blue Gavin LIN Taiwan WP
My TYRANO : Together, Forever SHIZUNO Kobun Korea, Japan, China WP
One Nation One King Pierre SCHOELLER France
Penguin Highway ISHIDA Hiroyasu Japan
Summer Kirill SEREBRENNIKOV Russia

*WP: World Premiere

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