17th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival – Opening Film

Last Film Show by Pan Nalin will open the 17th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival which will take place from July 8 – 17, 2022 in the beautiful city of Busan, South Korea.

Last Film Show by Pan Nalin – India, France | 2022 – 111 minutes

Free-spirited SAMAY’s life turns upside down as he passionately falls in love with films. He steals money from his father’s struggling small tea shop, and skips school to watch movies. Samay and his gang passionately begin to create their own 35mm movie of their dreams. Soon Samay’s father discovers his nine-year old son’s ‘immoral’ obsession with the movies and physically punishes him and warns him to stay away from the ‘filthy’ world of films. For Samay it is too late as he is already smitten by the world of movies. Continuing to pursue his obsession with the movie, Samay’s path crosses with FAZAL, the projectionist at the Galaxy Cinema. They strike a deal. Samay will let him eat the delicious food that his mother has lovingly made for him.- in return for Fazal letting him watch movies all day from the projection room. In no time their “food-for-films” deal turns into an endearing long- lasting friendship. Soon however, the unlikely duo will be forced to make heartbreaking choices as an era of change is sweeping through the country — and ultimately their dreams will be altered forever…. (BIKY 2022)

July 8, 2022 | Friday | Busan Cinema Center Haneulyeon Theatre | 18:00 pm
July 10, 2022 | Sunday | Busan Cinema Center Cinema 2 | 13:20 pm
July 13, 2022 | Wednesday | Busan Cinema Center Cinema 1 | 13:30 pm
July 15, 2022 | Friday | Busan Cinema Center Cinema 2 | 9:30 am


About the director:
Pan Nalin has been enjoying top critical and commercial success across the world. In 2007, Triangle Media Group UK, awarded Pan Nalin as one of the Top 50 Achievers in Global Mainstream Media in the field of Film, Theatre&Drama. He got a massive commercial and critical success worldwide with SAMSARA(2001) and won some thirty plus international awards including Grand Jury Prize at Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Also, he directed Japan-France-Germany co-production film VALLEY OF FLOWERS(2015). His screenplay SLIGHTLY SANE(2009) won the CJ Entertainment’s Award at Asian Film Market(APM), Busan. And his ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES(2015) won Audience Choice Award First Runner-Up at the Toronto International Film Festival and Prix du Public at the Rome Film Festival.

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