Gripping German Film ‘Never Look Away’ Premieres in Hong Kong

Why We Recommend it

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, Never Look Away is a film that sheds light on the tragedies of the twentieth century through the example of three human destinies.




The Lives of Others director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s latest film 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…


When: 9 May 2019 - 10 May 2019 Where: Broadway Cinemateque – 3 Public Square Street – Yau Ma Tei