Walk Up Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Walk Up

November 3, 2022
1hr 37min
Status: released

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Walk Up Movie Details:

Movie NameWalk Up
Original title
Also known asHanja: 塔, Revised Romanization: tab; literally: Tower
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Release Date11 September 2022 (Toronto)
3 November 2022 (South Korea)
24 March 2023 (United States)
Running Time1hr 37min
CastKwon Hae-hyo
Lee Hye-young
Song Seon-mi
Directed by Hong Sang-soo
Written byHong Sang-soo
Produced byHong Sang-soo
Cinematography by Hong Sang-soo
Edited by Hong Sang-soo
Music byHong Sang-soo
Production CompanyJeonwonsa Film Company
Distributor Finecut (international)
Cinema Guild (North America)
Box Office Collection$31,679

Walk Up Movie Cast and Characters:

  • Kwon Hae-hyo as Byung-soo
  • Lee Hye-young as Ms. Kim
  • Park Mi-so as Jeong-su
  • Song Seon-mi as Sunhee
  • Cho Yun-hee as Jiyoung
  • Shin Seok-ho as waiter


Walk Up follows filmmaker Byung-soo and his estranged daughter Jeong-su as they visit a building owned by Ms. Kim, share a meal, and meet others who live in the building. The same event is seemingly repeated several times in different variations. Byung-soo later begins a relationship with a woman in the building and moves into one of the apartments.

About Walk Up Movie:

  • Walk Up was filmed in black and white in Seoul in 2021.
  • It was written, directed, edited, produced, music, and cinematography by Hong Sang-soo.
  • The production company was Jeonwonsa Film Company. Kim Min-hee served as production manager.
  • Walk Up premiered at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, where it screened out of competition. It was also shown in competition at the 70th San Sebastian International Film Festival on September 22, 2022 and premiered in the United States at the 2022 New York Film Festival.
  • Walk Up premiered in theaters in South Korea on November 3, 2022, and in the United States on March 24, 2023. It received positive reviews from critics.
  • The film is distributed internationally by Finecut and in North America by Cinema Guild.