Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history. Never Look Away tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with a fellow student Ellie. Ellie’s father an eminent doctor is dismayed at Ellie’s choice of partner and vows to destroy their relationship. What neither of them know is that their lives are already bound by a terrible crime the doctor committed decades ago.
“It’s a galvanizing movie about art and freedom — and, in the character of a Nazi-era physician (played by Sebastian Koch from “The Lives of Others”)… about the secret sins of history.” – Variety
- BBFC rating
- Running time
- 188 mins
- Germany, Italy
- Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
- Tom Schilling, Paula Beer, Sebastian Koch