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Netflix just added Oscar contender Past Lives

Netflix just added Oscar contender Past Lives

Netflix just added an Oscar contender Past life In case you missed the movie in the cinema or want to re-watch it.

Celine Song's debut film is nominated for Best Picture at next month's Academy Awards, and Song is also nominated for Best Original Screenplay. But it's a shame that, like Greta Gerwig, she missed out on a Best Director nomination.

Past life Still totally worth watching.

The film was released in UK cinemas in September, and the following month became available to buy or rent digitally. But it's now available to watch on Netflix in the UK and Ireland for all subscribers.

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championship Russian dollGreta Lee, Teo Yu, and John Magaro, the film follows Nora and Hae-sung, childhood friends in South Korea who are torn apart when Nora's family immigrates to Canada.

Two decades later, the couple reunites in New York for one week, reflecting on the choices each has made in their lives.

The romantic drama debuted with a perfect score of 100% on review aggregator Rotten tomatoes Back in February 2023, and it's still at a staggering 96% almost a year later.

In addition to his Oscar nominations, Past life It received more love at the BAFTA Awards, where it received three nominations including Film Not in the English Language and Best Original Screenplay.

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Yoo, who plays Hye Sung, also made history when he became the first Korean to be nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the BAFTA Awards.

It will give the Netflix version Past life Exposure is greater, Song previously said Digital Spy She was grateful for the media attention the film received: “It's an independent film, and it needs word of mouth for people to really come to it.”

Song also praised lead actress Lee, revealing why she was perfect for the role of Nora: “What I love about Greta is that when she talks to you like a professional, she is really composed, and when she jokes or laughs or teases you.” Someone suddenly looks like a little girl. That duality is something I was looking for in Nora.

Past life Available to watch on Netflix in the UK and Ireland.

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After studying for an English degree at the University of Exeter, Erin completed a PPA accredited MA in Magazine Journalism at Cardiff University. She recently joined the team at Digital SpyAnd write across both news and features.

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