Chinese Actress Tang Wei Marries South Korean Director
SEOUL — Chinese superstar Tang Wei and South Korean director Kim Tae-yong, one of Asia's most famous couples, exchanged vows in a private wedding ceremony on July 12, they have revealed .
The event took place at the Ingmar Bergman House on Faro Island, Sweden, where the late legendary filmmaker spent his final hours. Tang had long wished to visit the scenic destination, according to Kim's agency, Bom Film Productions. Organizers of the Ingmar Bergman Film Festival took part as witnesses to the ceremony, which took place in the estate's front yard, overlooking the open sea. A reception attended by local residents took place the following day.
The two are planning to hold a formal ceremony in the fall, as was previously announced, though it is expected to be sometime in August in accordance with the onset of autumn by the lunar calendar. It is also slated to be a private event.
In the meantime, Tang is said to be recovering from a recent ankle injury.
The 35-year-old star, best known for Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's Lust, Caution, met Kim, 45, five years ago when she appeared in the lead role of the director's award-winning romance Late Autumn. The two began dating last year and announced their engagement earlier this month, creating buzz across Asia.