Making her debut role in Joe Wright’s beautiful Pride & Prejudice alongside Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan has led some of the biggest and best films of the past few years. She’s since gone onto to star alongside Michael Fassbender in Shame and Ryan Gosling in Drive, as well as leading the BBC TV drama, Collateral.
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In a Nutshell:
As three children grow-up, they prepare themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them.
‘Based on ‘The Best Novel Of The Decade” – Time
Never Let Me Go, directed by Mark Romanek, is an adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel of the same title. Beginning in the late 1990s, the story is narrated by thirty-one-year-old Kathy (Carey Mulligan) who was brought up at the seemingly idyllic Hailsham school along with her closest friends, Tommy (Andrew Garfield) and Ruth (Keira Knightley). Now a carer of organ donors, Kathy attempts to come to terms with her childhood at Hailsham and the fate that was set out for her and her friends in the wider world.