Director: Celine Song Run Time: 106 min. Release Year: 2023
Starring: Emily Cass McDonnell, Greta Lee, John Magaro, Jojo T. Gibbs, Yoo Teo
Screenwriter: Celine Song
Producers: Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, David Hinojosa
Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life, in this heartrending modern romance.
“Telling a delicate tale about missed connections, what ifs and the parts of ourselves we keep buried within, Past Lives might just be the most singularly exquisite film of this year’s Sundance.” – Tomris Laffly