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Quick answer: You can watch Past lives free with a trial at Paramount+. Past lives is also available to rent or buy on Prime Video.

Past lives It’s already the best film of the year,” Rolling Stone announced after seeing playwright Celine Song's debut feature film last year. Now, all these months later, the film, starring Greta Lee, Teo Yoo and John Magaro, has drawn rave reviews from fans and film critics alike – earning nominations for some of the biggest awards at the upcoming Oscars, including Best Picture.

Rolling Stonethe best film of 2023, Past lives recently hit streaming services, just in time to watch it before the Oscars.

Past lives takes what seems like a simple story of unrequited love and gives it the depth, feeling and emotional range of something that feels much bigger than just a movie,” he wrote. Rolling StoneDavid Fear. “When we first saw this minor-key masterpiece in January, we felt as if we had already seen the best film of the year. All these months later, that feeling still remains.”

Where to watch Past lives Online

Here's where to watch Song's cinematic masterpiece online before the 2024 Oscars:

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Viewers can watch the newly released Past lives film via Prime Video. The film is currently available to rent in UHD on Prime Video for $4.99. You have up to 30 days to watch your rental and 48 hours to complete it once you start it. Past lives is also available for purchase on Prime Video for $19.99.

Flow Past lives about Paramount+ for free

Another way to watch the Oscar-nominated film online before the ceremony is with a Paramount+ flat. You can watch Past lives for free with a Paramount+ plan with Showtime. The subscription includes ad-free streaming for $11.99 per month and comes with a seven-day free trial.

AND Past lives on Blu-ray or DVD?

If you want to own the Blu-ray of Past livesyou can find copies available now on Amazon for under $20. The Blu-ray also includes a digital copy of the film.


Past lives Cast, running time, rating, plot

“Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply bonded childhood friends, are separated after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea,” the text reads. Synopsis of the film A24 in Past lives. “Two decades later, they reunite in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make up a life, in this moving modern romance.”

Written and directed by Song, Past lives stars Lee as Nora, while Yoo plays her childhood friend Hae Sung. Meanwhile, Magaro plays Nora's writer husband. The film is rated R and runs approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.