Wed 12 July | 18:15 | Pálás Screen 1

2023 | USA | 106’ | Narrative

A debut film from director Celine Song, Past Lives is a love story that follows Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, who are separated 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.

This film premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2023, and has received stunning 5* reviews, described by The Hollywood Reporter as “one of the year’s best films”. 

Irish Premiere | Post show discussion with Director Celine Song

Director/Writer: Celine Song
Producers: David Hinojosa, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler
Cast: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro, Moon Seung-ah

Principal funder