NEVER LOOK AWAY “Werk ohne Autor”
Narrative Feature | 188 minutes

HIFF 2018

 World Cinema Narrative

Directed by
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Produced by
Jan Mojto, Quirin Berg, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Max Wiedemann, Christiane Henckel von Donnersmarck

Written by
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Oliver Masucci, Saskia Rosendahl

2018 | German | Germany

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love with fellow student Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband (Sebastian Koch), a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

> Selected as Germany’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar®