• Never Let Me Go (2010)

Never Let Me Go

Release Date: September 15th, 2010

DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2011

R |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Friends Kathy (Carey Mulligan), Tommy (Andrew Garfield) and Ruth (Keira Knightley) grow up together at a seemingly idyllic boarding school in the English countryside. When they leave the school and the horrible truth of their true purpose is revealed to them, they must simultaneously confront deep-seated feelings of love, jealousy and betrayal that threaten to tear their friendship asunder.

Cast: Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Keira Knightley, Izzy Meikle-Small, Ella Purnell, Charlie Rowe, Charlotte Rampling, Sally Hawkins

Director: Mark Romanek

Genres: Science Fiction , Drama

Production Co: DNA Films, Film 4, Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Friendship, 1970s, Love, Friend, Dark, England, 2000s, Fall, Growing up, Death

Ratings & Reviews

  • 65

    Knightley has the least screen time of the three, and her Ruth never registers as much more than a self-serving menace. show more

  • 60
    Stephen FarberThe Hollywood Reporter

    Expertly acted, impeccably photographed, intelligently written, even intermittently touching, the film is also too parched and ponderous to connect with a large audience. show more

  • 80
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    Despite its fanciful premise, Never Let Me Go looks and feels utterly real. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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