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Kim Min-hee, who has been having an affair with Hong Sang-soo for 8 years, delivered unexpected news

Actress Kim Min-hee received attention for her new role.

On August 3rd, overseas distributor Fine Cut announced that director Hong Sang-soo’s new film “Walk Up” was invited to the San Sebastian Film Festival, which will open on September 16th. At this film festival, “Walk Up” will compete with about 20 works for the Golden Shell award, the highest prize in the competition category.

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It was also invited to the special presentation section of the Toronto Film Festival, which will open on September 8th. Director Park Chan-wook’s “Decision to Leave” and director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “Broker” were also included in this category.

Kim Min-hee, director Hong Sang-soo’s lover, did not appear in this film. Kim Min-hee has been starring in director Hong’s films ever since she admitted to dating him. Nevertheless, it seems that they still maintain a strong relationship. Although Kim Min-hee did not appear as an actress, she was credited as production director. It is also known that Kim Min-hee was in charge of filming stills.

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Actors Kwon Hae-hyo, Lee Hye-young, Jo Yoon-hee, Park Mi-so, Song Seon-mi and Shin Seok-ho participated in the movie “Walk Up”. It was reported that it was filmed at a building in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul last fall. It is scheduled to be released in the second half of this year.

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Director Hong Sang-soo and Kim Min-hee developed into lovers through the movie “Right Now, Wrong Then” (2015). The two admitted to having an affair at the press preview of the movie “On the Beach at Night Alone” held in March 2017, saying, “We are in love.” Director Hong filed a divorce suit against his wife in 2019, but it was dismissed by the court. So, he is currently in the state of having a wife.

Source: wikitree

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