Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, the Academy Award-nominated Never Look Away tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband (Sebastian Koch), a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.
Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Oscar winner for The Lives of Others), Never Look Away was selected for the main competition section of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, and is in the Official Competition at the forthcoming 2019 Sydney Film Festival. M In cinemas (list below) from June 20.
“The title ‘Never Look Away’ is deliciously ironic: This is one of the most mesmerizing, compulsively watchable films in theatres right now” – The Washington Post
“A lush adventure in sex, politics and painting” – The New York Times
“An epic, intergenerational tale of art, love, tragedy and politics” – Variety
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