Hong Sang Soo
- Name: Hong Sang Soo
- Native name: 홍상수
- Nationality: South Korean
- Gender: Male
- Born: October 25, 1960
- Age: 59
Many of Hong's films have received critical acclaim for the director/screenwriter's portrayal and depictions of everyday human relationships. Although most of his works are not considered commercially successful, Hong is one of the most well-known Korean directors in the international film world, and his low budget arthouse films have screened in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, the Locarno Film Festival, and several other film festivals.
Notable among the awards Hong has received are the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival for Hahaha, the Silver Leopard Award for Best Director at the 2013 Locarno International Film Festival for Our Sunhi, and the top prize Golden Leopard at the 2015 Locarno International Film Festival for Right Now, Wrong Then.
In June 2016, Hong was reported to be having an extramarital affair with actress Kim Min Hee who appeared in the 2015 film Right Now, Wrong Then. At the Seoul premiere of "On the Beach at Night Alone" in March 2017, Hong openly admitted his affair with the actress, who was also present.
Screenwriter & Director
|Hotel By The River||7.0|
|The Day After||6.6|
|On the Beach at Night Alone||6.8|
|Yourself and Yours||7.5|
|Right Now, Wrong Then||6.7|
|Hill of Freedom||6.5|
|Nobody's Daughter Hae Won||5.8|
|In Another Country||5.9|
|The Day He Arrives||6.4|
|Like You Know It All||6.3|
|Night and Day||6.6|
|Woman on the Beach||6.0|
|Tale of Cinema||5.5|
|Woman Is the Future of Man||5.0|
|On The Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate||6.5|
|Oh! Soo Jung||6.3|
|The Power of Kangwon Province||7.1|
|The Day A Pig Fell Into The Well||5.9|
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