Never Let Me Go
- 1h 43min
- Directed by: Mark Romanek
- Cast: Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley, Andrew Garfield
Writer Alex Garland and One Hour Photo director Romanek's adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's bleak, existential novel is a triumph of casting, featuring deeply felt performances from Mulligan and Garfield as students of the mysterious Hailsham boarding school. Few details are apparent to start with, and to divulge more would take away from this ambitious, beautiful film.
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Never Let Me Go2 Feb 2011
Kazuo Ishiguro adaptation akin to science fiction in bleak tone and existential theme
The students of Hailsham boarding school are special: set apart from normal society, they are being prepared for an unspecified purpose. No further details are apparent, to them or us, as this story begins, and to divulge more would take away the unique…
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