The 12th Pusan International Film Festival will be held from October 4 through 12 this year.
Renowned as one of Asia’s most important and supportive events for the movie industry, the Pusan Festival showcases around 300 films from around the globe and offers one of the world’s largest film markets.
European cinema is outshined only by Asian films at this event, with the second largest number of productions programmed.
Eight French films have been selected for the event: Actresses by Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, After Him by Gaël Morel, the collective film To Each His Cinema, Elle s'appelle Sabine by Sandrine Bonnaire, La France by Serge Bozon, L'Heure zéro by Pascal Thomas, Crossed Tracks by Claude Lelouch, and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Julian Schnabel.
A dozen French co-productions are also included in the line-up. A number of French actors and directors will travel to South Korea to present their films, including Serge Bozon, Claude Lelouch, Melvil Poupaud, Natacha Régnier, Volker Schlöndorff, and Pascal Thomas.