Playwright Celine Song, in her feature directorial debut, has created a mesmerizing romance that traces the relationship between two deeply connected childhood sweethearts who are reunited twenty years later in New York. The pair come together for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life.
This remarkable film, with an equally remarkable 98% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, features a pitch-perfect Greta Lee (Russian Doll, The Morning Show) as Nora and South Korean star Teo Yoo as Hae Sung, the boy she left behind when her family emigrated to Canada.
“Celine Song makes a quietly spectacular writing-directing debut with Past Lives, a lyrical slow burn of a film that expertly holds back wellsprings of emotion, until it unleashes a deluge.” — Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
“A movie that liberates your tears and makes you fall in love with it. It is almost assuredly predestined to be the single best movie you see this year.” — David Fear, Rolling Stone
Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro
United States, South Korea