NEVER LOOK AWAY

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Germany / 2018 / German with Spanish and English subtitles / 188

  • Director 

    Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

  • Producer: 

    Jan Mojto, Quirin Berg, Max Wiedemann, Christiane Henckel Von Donnersmarck

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    Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

  • Photography: 

    Caleb Deschanel

  • Cast: 

    Sebastian Koch, Tom Schilling, Paula Beer, Lars Eidinger, Rainer Bock,Florian Bartholomäi, Oliver Masucci, Hanno Koffler, Ben Becker, Saskia Rosendahl,Ulrike C. Tscharre, Johanna Gastdorf

SCREENINGS

  • Mar 7 - 21:00 Cine Colombia (Plaza Bocagrande) 5

  • Mar 9 - 15:15 Cine Colombia (Caribe Plaza) 5

  • Mar 11 - 20:15 Cine Colombia (Caribe Plaza) 5

SYNOPSIS

One of the cruelest beliefs of Nazi Germany was that the physically deformed, the mentally ill and anyone else that threatened the creation of the perfect Aryan society needed to be eliminated. This is the premise of Never Look Away, a drama in which we meet Kurt Barnert, a young man trying to figure out who he is as a human being and as an artist, if the two can be separated at all. Barnert was born into a Nazi world, grew up in a communist one—the first part of the film takes place in the former East Germany—and entered a capitalist one when he fled to the West. Where to look for his own identity? Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Picture, this film has a subplot that rarely fails: that of a young man who makes it on the strength of his talent alone and who has evil or the personification of evil lurking too close for comfort, as close as the love of his life. Love, tragedy, art and Nazism are some of the ingredients of this drama that urges us to always stare reality straight in the eye.

CONTACT & PRESS KIT

DIRECTOR

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Director and screenwriter. His directional debut The Lives of Others, won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His second film, The Tourist (2010), starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp, was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards.

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