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Never Let Me Go (2010)

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The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking.

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7 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kathy
... Tommy
... Young Kathy (as Isobel Meikle-Small)
... Young Tommy
... Young Ruth
... Miss Emily
... Miss Lucy
Kate Bowes Renna ... Miss Geraldine
... Amanda
Christina Carrafiell ... Laura
... Arthur
Luke Bryant ... David
... Matron
... Doctor
... Madame
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As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for some sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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15 October 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nunca me abandones  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$111,734, 19 September 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,434,652, 16 December 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,455,232, 16 December 2010
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2.35 : 1
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The film takes place in 1978, 1985 and 1994. See more »

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When the girls are listening outside the classroom, the shadow of the camera's matte box is visible on bottom right of the wall as it moves down the hallway. See more »

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Title Card: The breakthrough in medical science came in 1952. Doctors could now cure the previously incurable. By 1967, life expectancy passed 100 years.
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The Hailsham School Song can be briefly heard at the very end of the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.3 (2011) See more »

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YE BANKS AND BRAES
Traditional
Arranged and Performed by Phil Kelsall
Published by Patterdale Music Ltd/Conexion Music Ltd
Courtesy of Demon Music Group Ltd
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Well crafted and seriously will strike a chord
9 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

A novel of this genre is really difficult for film adaptation, its a difficult subject to project on as it has pain from start to end.Life is like that some moments we cherish some moments makes us cry,we laugh we cry,we celebrate we console,we fall in love we break it up and ultimately we end up on a sad note as we die.That's the hardest truth.Well projected by the film.The subject of the film is not for everyone or every mood.It's not an entertainment grosser its a film about life,true love,jealousy,anger,helplessness,pain and courage.

I will not mention individually about the actors performances as they all have equally done brilliant.Though a special mention should definitely go to the actors playing young Kathy,Ruth and Tommy.The music of the film is just awesome,the screenplay couldn't have been more better.I enjoyed the silent scenes too giving my imaginations to think for something. Really a great film.


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