After making its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and receiving the Leoncino d’Oro Agiscuola Award, the first UK trailer has arrived for Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s ‘Never Look Away’

‘The Lives of Others’ filmmaker, Henckel von Donnersmarck, makes a bold return to German language filmmaking with two nominations at this year’s Academy Awards® for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography.

The film stars Tom Schilling (Oh Boy), Sebastian Koch (Bridge of Spies, The Danish Girl), Paula Beer (Frantz), Saskia Rosendahl (Lore) and Oliver Masucci (Netflix’s Dark).

Also in trailers – Keira Knightley stars in first trailer for ‘Official Secrets’

The film is released in the UK and Ireland on 5 July

Never Look Away Synopsis

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, the film tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love with a 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 years before…