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2023 Sundance Film Festival - "Past Lives" Portrait Session

John Magaro, from left, Greta Lee, director Celine Song, and Teo Yoo pose for a portrait to promote the film “Past Lives” at the Latinx House during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Park City, Utah.

Taylor Jewell

2023 Sundance Film Festival - "Past Lives" Portrait Session

John Magaro, from left, Greta Lee, director Celine Song, and Teo Yoo pose for a portrait to promote the film “Past Lives” at the Latinx House during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Park City, Utah.

Taylor Jewell

Celine Song’s ‘Past Lives’ tells a story of fate, connection and immigration

John Magaro, from left, Greta Lee, director Celine Song, and Teo Yoo pose for a portrait to promote the film “Past Lives” at the Latinx House during the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Park City, Utah.

Taylor Jewell

   

Celine Song has been a playwright for a decade, and now she’s making her way from the stage to the big screen. Her directorial debut film Past Lives is a story inspired by her own life and is full of themes like fate, love, immigration and relationships.

Reset sits down with the writer-director to discuss her experience of creating her first film.

GUEST: Celine Song, playwright and director of Past Lives

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