BUSAN South Korea - It is a rare night in Busan that you can pop into a local bar and see some internationally-renowned talent on stage. Especially on a Thursday --that notoriously slow night on the scene outside of Monday when most people are tucked in resting themselves up for the weekend's hard charge.
Hong Sang-Soo is one of Korea’s most celebrated filmmakers --abroad. Amongst local audiences, he remains surprisingly unknown. His films have consistently failed at the box office, and his last effort didn’t even get a wide-release despite boasting a cast with some of the country’s biggest stars.
In a joint media project between Joe McPherson of SeoulPodCast.com and Busan Haps, a selection of foreigners who work in the Korean English media sat down