WORLD CINEMA

NEVER LOOK AWAY (WERK OHNE AUTOR)

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  • U.S. Premiere

    Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of 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.

  • Director, writer and producer Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck studied directing at the Munich Film Academy. His feature debut THE LIVES OF OTHERS (2006) won the Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film. NEVER LOOK AWAY is his third feature.

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