2010: Never Let Me Go

Original Release: February 11, 2011 (United Kingdom)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Rating: United States: R (Sex & Nudity) / United Kingdom: 15
Running time: 103 minutes
Directed by: Mark Romanek
Written by: Alex Garland
Based on: “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro
Produced by: Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich
Box office: US$9.46 million

Kathy (Oscar® nominee Carey Mulligan, An Education), Tommy (Oscar® nominee Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge) and Ruth (Oscar® nominee Keira Knightley, Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) live in a world and a time that feel familiar to us, but are not quite like anything we know. They spend their childhood at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. When they leave the shelter of the school and the terrible truth of their fate is revealed to them, they must also confront the deep feelings of love, jealousy and betrayal that threaten to pull them apart.

Cast & Characters

Carey Mulligan (Kathy H), Isobel Meikle-Small (young Kathy), Keira Knightley (Ruth C), Ella Purnell (young Ruth), Andrew Garfield (Tommy D), Charlie Rowe (young Tommy), Sally Hawkins (Miss Lucy), Charlotte Rampling (Miss Emily), Nathalie Richard (Madame), Domhnall Gleeson (Rodney) and Andrea Riseborough (Chrissie).

Production Photos

Awards & Nominations

 2010: British Independent Film Awards – Best British Independent Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Andrew Garfield), Best Supporting Actress (Keira Knightley)
 2010: British Independent Film Awards – Best Actress (Carey Mulligan)
 2011: Evening Standard British Film Awards – Best Actor (Andrew Garfield, also for The Social Network), Best Screenplay
2010: Hollywood Film Festival – Hollywood Film Festival for Best Breakthrough Performance (Andrew Garfield, also for The Social Network)
 2011: Independent Spirit Awards – Best Cinematography
2011: Palm Springs International Film Festival – Breakthrough Performance Award (Carey Mulligan, also for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps)
 2011: Saturn Awards – Best Science Fiction Film, Best Actress (Carey Mulligan), Best Supporting Actress (Keira Knightley), Best Writing
 2011: Saturn Awards – Best Supporting Actor (Andrew Garfield)
 2010: Women in Film and Television Awards – Best Performance (Carey Mulligan, also for An Education)