On this week’s episode of the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast, Dan Persons and Lawrence French delve deep into the subtleties of NEVER LET ME GO, the art house science fiction film directed by Mark Romanek, based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. What makes it science fiction, and why is it being covered in Cinefantastique? Listen to the show — which features an exclusive interview with Romanek and Larry and Dan’s in-depth discussion — and find out.
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Fox Searchlight gives a limited theatrical release to this stealth science fiction film, based on the novel by Kazu Ishiguro. Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Andrew Garfield star as boarding school friends who begin to suspect a sinister reality lurking beneath the pleasant surface of their lives. SPOILER: We can’t really explain why we’re including it without spoiling the whole plot, but if you have seen either CLONUS or THE ISLAND, you probably can guess what’s going on behind the idyllic facade presented in the story. END SPOILER. Mark Romanek (ONE HOUR PHOTO) directs from a screenplay adapted by Alex Garland. Charlotte Rampling and Sally Hawkins co-star.
Release date: September 19