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Director Shin Jung-won of ‘Night of Immortal Humans’ dies

Director Shin Jung-won at the time of the release of ‘Night of Immortal Humans’ in 2020

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Han Mi-hee = Director Shin Jung-won died of sepsis on the 4th. 47 years old.

According to the bereaved family, director Shin went to the emergency room the day before due to high fever and difficulty breathing and was transferred to the intensive care unit, but he died that day.

Director Shin had suffered from cirrhosis of the liver for a long time due to a chronic disease.

The bereaved family said, “I haven’t been feeling well lately. I’ve been under a lot of stress while preparing for my next project.”

Director Shin, who made his debut with ‘Sicily 2km’ in 2004, made ‘Chow’ (2009) and ‘Fortune tellers’ (2012), and last year introduced ‘Night of Immortal Humans’, a new work in 8 years.

Survivors include his wife Hong Se-in, son Shin Marin, and mother Hwang Young-ok. The mortuary was prepared in Room 2 of the funeral hall of Severance Hospital in Gangnam. The funeral is at 10 am on the 6th. ☎ 02-2019-4000.

mihee@yna.co.kr

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