Never Let Me Go (2010) DVD|
This adaptation of the 2005 novel by Kazuo Ishiguro is directed by Mark Romanek and stars Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Andrew Garfield as Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, three youngsters who all grew up in what appears to be an archetypal English boarding school in Hailsham in the 1970s. All is not quite what it seems, however, and the institution is anything but normal and is actually a rather sinister incarceration unit. While they are there they learn the truth about their real existence which is based within a rigid social structure imposed upon them by the state They discover that they are actually scientific specimens - clones - and that their true destiny is to provide donor organs to be harvested in the near future for severely ill patients. As they reach adulthood and try to come to terms with their impending misfortune, and short life expectancies, the three inadvertently become entangled in a love triangle. This unforgettable dystopian account of the lives of these unfortunate creatures is menacing, evocative, intriguing and is remarkably faithful to Ishiguro's original story.from£4.83 | RRP:
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Writer Alex Garland adapts Kazuo Ishiguro's novel for the big screen with this fantasy drama directed by Mark Romanek. Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield star respectively as Kathy, Ruth and Tommy, three childhood friends who reunite as adults to look back on their days at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic but markedly offbeat boarding school in rural England. As the former classmates journey into their shared past, painful memories of love, jealousy and betrayal are brought to the surface, and the sinister secret at the heart of their unusual upbringing is finally revealed.
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play As children Ruth (Knightley) Kathy (Mulligan) and Tommy (Garfield) 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 Based on the best-selling book by Kazuo Ishiguro
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