Tue, 08 Aug|
Never Look Away (5 Star German Cinema)
"A Stunning Masterpiece. One of the best movies I've ever seen." Showbiz 411 We agree. Inspired by the life of artist Gerhard Richter Never Look Away covers pre-war/war/post-war Germany with an intense personal drama-romance that is elevated film making.
Time & Location
08 Aug, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Caloundra, 11 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
About the Event
Never Look Away film trailer HERE
Never Look Away is a 2018 German epic written and directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. It was nominated for a Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival and was nominated for two Academy Awards, only the second time that a German-language film by a German director was nominated for an Oscar in multiple categories before All Quiet On The Western Front came along
Tom Schilling plays Kurt a young painter who lost his neice during the Nazi era. Post war he falls in love with a fellow art student only to eventually discover her father was a once a fervant Nazi and a Doctor who perfromed sterilizations during the war. Post war he ingratiates himself with the new Communist regime and rises to power once again.
As Kurt's career takes off, contact with his father in law becomes more harrowing as truths and secrtes are revealed.
Based on real events in the life of Gerhard Richter, Germany's greatest post war artist this film is an unforgettable expereince.
" An epic inter generational tale of art, love, tradgedy and politics." Variety Magazine
" A marvel" The Hollywood Reporter
Never Look Away$15.50