An Affair

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An Affair
An Affair movie poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Revised RomanizationJeongsa
Directed byE J-yong
Produced byOh Jeong-wan
Lee Se-ho
Written byKim Dae-woo
E J-yong
StarringLee Mi-sook
Lee Jung-jae
Song Yeong-chang
Music byJo Seong-woo
CinematographyKim Young-cheol
Edited byHahm Sung-won
Release date
  • October 3, 1998 (1998-10-03)
Running time
108 minutes
CountrySouth Korea

An Affair (Korean정사; RRJeongsa) is a 1998 South Korean film. The quiet film about a woman who falls in love with her sister's fiancé was the seventh-highest-grossing Korean film of 1998 and won the Best Asian Film award at the 1999 Newport Beach International Film Festival.


Seo-hyun is an ordinary housewife in her late thirties with a ten-year-old son and a successful architect husband. For Seo-hyun, life is a series of banal routines, but she is well provided with upper class comforts. Her sheltered life is suddenly threatened with the appearance of U-in, her much younger sister's attractive new fiance. U-in approaches Seo-hyun and attraction evolves into a passionate affair. Seo-hyun is aware that falling for the younger man will destroy her and her family, but she cannot help herself and the new feelings that are stirring within...


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