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The 25th Busan International Film Festival due to the pandemic postponed its opening two weeks to yesterday, but to prevent the spread of the pandemic this year had no opening ceremony. The Johnnie To Kei Fung produced opening film SEPTET (CHUK YUN LOK DUI) also did not have any red carpet ceremony.
Originally scheduled to open on the 7th, the Busan International Film Festival due to the pandemic postponed its opening to yesterday. The event announced that this year all opening ceremony, closing ceremony, premiere red carpet events, and actor and audience forums would be cancelled. Selections also went from over 300 last year to 192 this year, including the opening film, the To Kei Fung produced, Sammo Hung Kam Bo, Ann Hui On Wa, Patrick Tam Ka Ming, Yuen Wo Ping, Tsui Hark and Ringo Lam Lan Tung directed SEPTET.