Sunday, March 27, 2011

Review: Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
Dir. Mark Romanek
Year: 2010
Aus Rating: M
Running Time: 103mins

In a countryside boarding school named Hailsham, three children – Kathy, Tommy and Ruth – form a triangle of love and jealousy that they will continue to navigate many years later, long after they realise their tragic fates. Such are the beginnings of Never Let Me Go, an adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s acclaimed novel directed by Mark Romanek. A visually arresting mood piece that unfortunately doesn’t deliver the devastating punch its plot desperately craves.

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Never Let Me Go, or as I like to call it: An Ode to Sea-Green, Beige and Brown.

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