Arthouse cinema in Stralsund
"Past Lives - In another life"
South Korea, USA 2023, 106 min, FSK: 0
D: Celine Song D: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro and others.
Nora and Hae Sung were inseparable friends in their childhood in Seoul. Until Nora's family emigrates to Toronto and the two twelve-year-olds lose sight of each other. Hae Sung can never forget Nora, however, and they actually find each other on Facebook twelve years later. The constant dropouts in their video calls wonderfully illustrate their connection problems. Years later, Hae Sung decides to visit his childhood friend in New York for a few days. Nora lives there as a budding author and has been happily married to Arthur for seven years. The reunion of Nora and Hae Sung confronts them with their deep bond, inescapable questions about love, fate and the decisions that make up a life...