alt
Posted : 2013-08-20 15:42
Updated : 2013-08-20 15:42

'Film street' planned in Busan

An artist's description of the Busan film street

The port city Busan, home to one of Asia's largest annual film festivals, plans to remodel a beachside road into a movie-themed street by next June.

The city announced Tuesday that it will spend 1.2 billion won (about $1 million) on the 800-meter street at Marine City near Haenudae beach.

A statue of late director Na Woon-gyu, widely considered the father of modern Korean film, will be erected at the entrance of the street, which will be sprinkled with art work, posters and image cuts from 12 of the most famous Korean films shot in Busan. There will also be handprints of actors and actresses, following a tradition set in Hollywood, and a mockup movie set with cameras, lights, movie slate and other equipment.



  • 1. Viral 'wiggle' dance hits Korea
  • 2. 'Breast-enhancement' supplements seized
  • 3. Naked couple's 'love fight' caught on tape
  • 4. Hikes in cigarette prices, residential, auto taxes to hurt poor
  • 5. Changwon mayor egged over new baseball stadium
  • 6. Asiad to begin without residents' enthusiasm
  • 7. More singles look to dating apps during Chuseok
  • 8. U.S. man caught trying to swim to N. Korea
  • 9. James Bond devices pale next to old CIA gear
  • 10. Job recruiters look at resume photo first
Copy editors wanted
Experienced reporters wanted