Almost every feature of this hotel overlooks Haeundae Beach in one way or another, whether it be the outdoor spa that sits just metres from the ocean, the seaside pools, the bar that faces the waters, or the balconies of selected rooms that offers views that stretch far into the horizon.
Workers had been toiling overnight to ready the sprawling Busan Cinema Centre for Thursday's opening ceremony, while down on Haeundae Beach -- the setting for many of the festival's public events -- sand barriers continued to be dug up with one eye on the progress of Typhoon Phanfone which is currently tracking towards the region.
First opened in 1976, it has over 1,200 seats that sell out nearly every session.
A financially indebted mother is doing all she can to provide for and protect her mentally disabled son when he is arrested for the murder of a teenage girl.
The temptation is of course great to search for free online movies with Google.
Today, the cinema is equally famous for the concrete blocks set in the forecourt, which bear the signatures, footprints, and handprints of popular motion picture personalities from the 1920s to the present day.