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Mark Romanek’s ‘Never Let Me Go’ Poster

Posted by , on July 26, 2010 at 7:15 pm 

Fox Searchlight has premiered the first poster for One Hour Photo director Mark Romanek‘s upcoming drama Never Let Me Go. One of the first big Oscar contenders of the year, the film is written by 28 Days Later and Sunshine‘s Alex Garland based upon Kazuo Ishiguro‘s novel and stars Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley, Andrew Garfield, Charlotte Rampling, Sally Hawkins, Nathalie Richard and Andrea Riseborough. Cinematography is by Adam Kimmel (Capote, Lars and the Real Girl). Check out the poster below.

Synopsis: In his highly acclaimed novel NEVER LET ME GO, Kazuo Ishiguro (THE REMAINS OF THE DAY) created a remarkable story of love, loss and hidden truths. In it he posed the fundamental question: What makes us human? Now director Mark Romanek (ONE HOUR PHOTO), writer Alex Garland and DNA Films bring Ishiguro’s hauntingly poignant and emotional story to the screen. Kathy (Oscar® nominee Carey Mulligan, AN EDUCATION), Tommy (Andrew Garfield, BOY A, RED RIDING) and Ruth (Oscar® nominee Keira Knightley, PRIDE & PREJUDICE, ATONEMENT) live in a world and a time that feel familiar to us, but are not quite like anything we know. They spend their childhood at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. When they leave the shelter of the school and the terrible truth of their fate is revealed to them, they must also confront the deep feelings of love, jealousy and betrayal that threaten to pull them apart.

I’ve been reading the book now and although it had a slow start, it’s just starting to pick up and from the trailer it looks to be a great adaptation.

Never Let Me Go hits theaters September 15th via Fox Searchlight.

What do you think of the poster? Have you read the book?

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