Hong Sang-soo (left) and Kim Min-hee
Actress Kim Min-hee is seeing director Hong Sang-soo, who is more than twenty years her senior and has left his wife and daughter for her, reports say. Kim (34) and Hong (56) met whilst filming "Right Now, Wrong Then" closing year and Hong left his circle of relatives nine months ago.
They are either in the U.S. and featurenow not commented at the reports.
Hong's directorial debut was once the 1996 movie, "When the Pig Fell into the Well", and he has made 17 videos so far. "In Any other Country" competed at the Cannes Movie Festival in 2012, while "Right Now, Wrong Then" won the grand prize at the Locarno Global Film Festival last year. He could also be a professor of cinematography at Kunkuk University. Kim, who debuted in an adolescent soap in 1999, starred in different movies, adding the lead in Park Chan-wook's newest film "The Handmaiden".Hong's wife has told a mag that she can not divorce him and shouldstay up for him to return.