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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

Distributors: Fox

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For its delicate tone, provocative themes, impeccable craftsmanship and superb performances-by Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley-Never Let Me Go earned my great admiration. I wish I'd been affected in equal measure, but I wasn't, and it's not the sort of film you can will yourself to enjoy. show more

  • 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

  • A beautifully mopey adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's much-praised novel. show more

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