PiFan 2008

Today, July 18 is the opening of the 12th Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in Pucheon (also Bucheon) in Gyeonggi province (Gyeonggi-do). Unlike other festivals, PiFan specializes in showing horror, sci-fi and thriller films. I’ve been checking out their site for the list of films that will be shown in various theatres in the city. There are quite a lot of interesting movies listed but the screening schedule is quite inconvenient. Bucheon is about an hour’s subway ride from Seoul.

There are two Filipino films that will be screened: Resiklo (Recycle) by Mark Reyes and Ataul for Rent (Casket for Rent) by Neal Tan and starring one of my favorite Filipino actors, Joel Torre.

Casket for Rent will be screened on July 23 at 2PM. My eldest sister highly recommends this movie. I’d really love to see this film but I don’t have a chance. I’ll just buy the DVD later. Anyway, if you’re interested to know what other films will be screened, better visit PiFan 2008’s website.

Here’s a preview of Casket for Rent from Youtube:

6 thoughts on “PiFan 2008

    • July 19, 2008 at 2:56 pm
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      Hi! salamat sa ‘yong pagdaan. Sana nga ay bumalik ka at makisali sa “tsismisan”…

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  • July 18, 2008 at 10:35 pm
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    Ahhhh, this is so cool: a movie festival for horror movies! We have many here, but I never went to them for the same reason: inconvenient movie times.

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    • July 19, 2008 at 2:55 pm
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      ^^ if only they would admit my son inside the theatre

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  • July 19, 2008 at 1:43 am
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    saw u dropped me cards ang dami na sorry at talagang di ako makapag-drop minsan…

    got to read your reply to my comment, no comment na hehehe…

    i like the trailer of the film, grabe it is one thing that I miss the most, watching movies, have been to Busan Film Fest once but not the others. As usual magastos bumiyahe at maglamyerda dito hehehe… ipahiram mo na lang ang DVD hehehe..

    peterahons last blog post..Luntiang (green) Salad

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    • July 19, 2008 at 2:53 pm
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      hey! i know you’re very busy… it’s the usual blog hopping i do everyday…

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