Secret Affair (TV series)
|Also known as||Secret Love Affair|
|Written by||Jung Sung-joo|
|Directed by||Ahn Pan-seok|
|Theme music composer||Lee Nam-yeon|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Original release||March 17– May 13, 2014|
Secret Affair (Hangul: 밀회; RR: Milhoe) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Kim Hee-ae and Yoo Ah-in. It aired on cable channel JTBC from March 17 to May 13, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:50 for 16 episodes.
A story about a married woman in her 40s who has an affair with a pianist in his 20s, the romance melodrama explores the struggle between attraction and societal expectation.
Oh Hye-won is a woman in her forties who feels that she's leading a fulfilling life. Elegant, sophisticated and excellent at dealing with people, she spares no effort in her quest for success as the director of planning for the Seohan Arts Foundation. But then she meets Lee Sun-jae, a twenty-something genius pianist from an impoverished background, who is unaware of his ability and works as a quick delivery guy. Hye-won experiences for the first time what truly falling in love is like, and she and Sun-jae begin a passionate affair which they must keep secret because it threatens to unravel both their lives.
People of Seohan Arts Foundation
People around Sun-jae
People of Seohan School of Music
- Kim Chang-wan as Min Yong-ki
- Park Jong-hoon as Jo In-seo 
- Shin Ji-ho as Ji Min-woo
- Jin Bora as Jung Yoo-ra
- Yang Min-young as Kim In-joo
- Yoon Bok-in as Yoon Ji-soo
- Gil Hae-yeon as Ms. Baek
- Baek Ji-won as Wang Jeong-hee
- Jang So-yeon as Ahn Se-jin
- Jeong Eui-soon as Mi-soon
- Heo Jung-do as Im Jong-soo
- Kim Kwon as Shin Woo-sung
- Kim Shin-jae as Jang Shi-eun
- Seo Jung-yeon as Korean-Chinese ajumma
- Choi Hyun-sook as Ok-jin
- Jang Hyun-sung as Kim In-kyum (guest appearance, episode 10-16)
Awards and nominations
|2014||50th Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Drama||Secret Affair||Nominated|
|Best Director||Ahn Pan-seok||Won|
|Best Actor||Yoo Ah-in||Nominated|
|Best Screenplay||Jung Sung-joo||Won|
|9th Seoul International Drama Awards||Best Actress||Kim Hee-ae||Won|
|7th Korea Drama Awards||Best Drama||Secret Affair||Nominated|
|Best Production Director||Ahn Pan-seok||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actor||Yoo Ah-in||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress||Kim Hee-ae||Nominated|
|Best Screenplay||Jung Sung-joo||Nominated|
|3rd APAN Star Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries||Yoo Ah-in||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Kim Hee-ae||Won|
|Best Supporting Actor||Park Hyuk-kwon||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Kim Hye-eun||Won|
|Best Writer||Jung Sung-joo||Won|
|JTBC||17, 2014 - May 13, 2014 (JTBC月火連續劇)||밀회 (드라마) ( ; lit: )|
|Hong Kong||now 101 (now 101台)||June 16, 2015 - July 17, 2015 (Monday to Friday 21:30 - 22:30)||密會 ( ; lit: )|
|ViuTV||August 25, 2016 - September 28, 2015 (Monday to Friday 13:30 - 14:30, Suspended broadcast on September 16)||密會 ( ; lit: )|
|LTV (龍華數位媒體科技)||October 11, 2017 - November 8, 2017 (Monday to Friday 19:00 - 20:00)||密會 ( ; lit: )|
|Thailand||PPTV HD||April 27, 2015 - June 16, 2015 (Every Monday and Tuesday at 21.30-23.00.)||สื่อรักซ่อนหัวใจ ( ; lit: )|
|AMRIN TV HD (อมรินทร์ทีวี)||July 18, 2018 - September 6, 2018 (5-28 October, no broadcast)||รักต่างวัยไฟเสน่หา ( ; lit: )|
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- Lee, Jawon (26 March 2014). "Pianist Park Jong Hoon Gives 'Special Compliment' To Yoo Ah In". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-04-02.
- Chung, Joo-won (27 May 2014). "Song Gang-ho, Jun Ji-hyun get top nods at Baeksang Awards". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
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