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Never Let Me Go to open London Film Festival

6th August 2010

The European premiere of Never Let Me Go will open this year's London Film Festival, the British Film Institute (BFI) has announced.

Based on Kazuo Ishiguro's novel of the same name, the film was directed by Mark Romanek, whose past works include One Hour Photo, and adapted for the silver screen by The Beach author Alex Garland.

Sandra Hebron, the festival's artistic director, said that the film has a 'deeply moving story' that makes it 'appropriate' for the event's opening night, which takes place on October 13th.

'It is a great pleasure to be able to open the festival with a film as accomplished and imaginative as Never Let Me Go,' she added.

The film, which stars Oscar nominee Keira Knightley, who appeared in the big screen adaptations of Pride and Prejudice and Atonement, follows a woman's attempt to make sense of her childhood and her passage into adulthood.

Ishiguro, who was shortlisted for the 2005 Booker Prize with Never Let Me Go, has also written A Pale View of Hills, An Artist of the Floating World and The Remains of the Day.
 

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