Hong Sang-soo Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Day After’ Invited to Toronto, New York film Fests

Hong Sang-soo’s ‘The Day After’ Invited to Toronto, New York film Fests

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean director Hong Sang-soo’s latest film “The Day After” has been invited to two international film festivals, Toronto and New York, set to open next month, its local distributor said Wednesday. The 21st feature from Hong will be screened in the Masters’ section which introduces the latest from [...]

Hong Sang-soo Gets More Audience-friendly with ‘The Day After’

Hong Sang-soo Gets More Audience-friendly with ‘The Day After’

CANNES, France, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean director Hong Sang-soo’s latest film “The Day After” drew a warm and enthusiastic reception after its world premiere on Monday (local time) at the Cannes film festival competition. The 21st feature from Hong, about a married man’s infidelity drama, got four minutes of standing ovation at [...]

Director Hong Sang-Soo Confirms Romance with Actress Kim Min-Hee

Director Hong Sang-Soo Confirms Romance with Actress Kim Min-Hee

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Award-winning Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo on Monday publicly admitted to being in a relationship with actress Kim Min-hee for the first time since media speculations on their relationship emerged last June.  “I don’t know if this is the right place to unveil this, but we’re in love. We truly [...]

Hong Sang-soo’s New Film Draws 70,000 Movie-Goers

Hong Sang-soo’s New Film Draws 70,000 Movie-Goers

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) - “Right Now, Wrong Then,” the latest Hong Sang-soo feature film, has drawn more than 70,000 movie-goers, data by an official market tracker showed Friday. The 17th feature film by the South Korean director broke the 70,000-mark on Thursday, according to data by the Korean Film Council, with the current tally [...]