Never Look Away

    Genre
    Drama, History
  • Runtime
    186 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    Germany, Italy
  • Languages
    German, Russian

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

A sweeping romantic historical drama, Germany's Official submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, Director/Writer Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (THE TOURIST, THE LIVES OF OTHERS) brings audiences an epic journey that centers on artist Kurt Barnert, who escaped from East to West Germany, but continues to be tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the DDR-regime. This Oscar and Golden Globe nominated film stars Tom Schilling (WOMAN IN GOLD), Paula Beer (FRANTZ, TRANSIT) and Sebastian Koch (THE LIVES OF OTHERS).
DIRECTED BY:
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
WRITTEN BY:
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
CAST INCLUDES:
Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Tom Schilling, Cai Cohrs, Ina Weisse

SYNOPSIS

NEVER LOOK AWAY follows thirty years in the life of a great artist - loosely based on Gerhard Richter. The film goes from a childhood witnessing Nazi Germany, to post-war East Berlin, where he falls in love with a young woman whose father is an ex-Nazi murderer in hiding, to escaping to the West at the time of the Berlin Wall, and ultimately being part of the exciting new movement in contemporary art.

Never Look Away

    Genre
    Drama, History
  • Runtime
    186 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    Germany, Italy
  • Languages
    German, Russian
DIRECTED BY
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
WRITTEN BY
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
CAST INCLUDES
Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Tom Schilling, Cai Cohrs, Ina Weisse
A sweeping romantic historical drama, Germany's Official submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, Director/Writer Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (THE TOURIST, THE LIVES OF OTHERS) brings audiences an epic journey that centers on artist Kurt Barnert, who escaped from East to West Germany, but continues to be tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the DDR-regime. This Oscar and Golden Globe nominated film stars Tom Schilling (WOMAN IN GOLD), Paula Beer (FRANTZ, TRANSIT) and Sebastian Koch (THE LIVES OF OTHERS).

NEVER LOOK AWAY follows thirty years in the life of a great artist - loosely based on Gerhard Richter. The film goes from a childhood witnessing Nazi Germany, to post-war East Berlin, where he falls in love with a young woman whose father is an ex-Nazi murderer in hiding, to escaping to the West at the time of the Berlin Wall, and ultimately being part of the exciting new movement in contemporary art.

EXCLUSIVE CONTENT

Never Look Away Q&A with Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck