Thai film shares Busan prize
- Published: 13 Oct 2012 at 18.49
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A low-budget, experimental production from Thailand and a gripping Lebanese drama shared the main award at Asia's largest film festival on its final day Saturday.
New Currents award winner Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit (left) and Vincent Sandoval of the Philippines discuss their work at the 17th Busan International film Festival.
Jurors for the New Currents award at the Busan International Film Festival described first-time Thai director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit's "36" as "breathtaking" while praising the "extraordinary sympathy" that director Maryam Najafi was able to draw from her audience throughout her entry "Kayan".
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