Film Info: WERK OHNE AUTOR

NEVER LOOK AWAY (WERK OHNE AUTOR )

NEVER LOOK AWAY
© 2018 BUENA VISTA INTERNATIONAL/Pergamon Film/Wiedemann & Berg Film

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of a young art student, Kurt, who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, 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...


Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck , born 1973 in Cologne, studied Directing at the University of Television & Film Munich. His first student short film DOBERMANN (1998) won the Max Ophüls Award and the Shocking Shorts Award, among many others. His first feature as writer and director, THE LIVES OF OTHERS (2006) won the German and European Film Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Lead Actor, as well as the BAFTA, David di Donatello and Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. His second feature, THE TOURIST (2010), was nominated for three Golden Globes in the Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress categories. He is member of the Bavarian and North Rhine-Westphalian Orders of Merit, was elected a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2013, and serves as a Trustee of the American Academy in Berlin.
Genre Drama, Thriller
Category Feature
Year of Production 2018
Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Screenplay Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Cinematography Caleb Deschanel
Cast Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci
Producers Jan Mojto, Quirin Berg, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Max Wiedemann, Christiane Henckel von Donnersmarck
Co-Producers Christine Strobl, Dirk Schürhoff
Production Companies Pergamon Film, Wiedemann & Berg Film, in co-production with Beta Cinema, ARD Degeto, BR
Length 185 min
Format DCP, color, cs
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby Digital 5.1
Festivals Venice 2018 (In Competition), Toronto 2018 (Special Presentations), Hamptons 2018
Awards Leoncino d'Oro Award & ARCA Cinemagiovanni Award Venice 2018
With backing from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, German Federal Film Board, German Federal Film Fund, Czech Film Fund
German Distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Germany/Munich

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