• Busan, South Korea


Regarding Philip Brasor’s Oct. 11 article on the Busan Film Festival, “Territorial disputes don’t rain on Asia’s largest parade of cinema,” I enjoyed reading it, but I would like to comment on one sentence at the beginning stating “Koreans’ reputation for demonstrating strong feelings in public.”

Actually, this almost never happens. Koreans — unlike Westerners but somewhat like the Japanese — usually refrain from showing emotion in public.

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