Remember Sally Sparrow in the Doctor Who episode “Blink”?
She was played by Carey Mulligan. (You may, of course, recognize Mulligan from movies like An Education or Brothers as well.) Mulligan now stars in Never Let Me Go alongside Andrew Garfield and Keira Knightley. The movie is being released by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on Blu-ray and DVD on February 1st, 2011.
Richard Corliss of Time said, “Never Let Me Go is a superb, poignant film about everlasting love.” As if that isn’t enough praise, Christy Lemire of the Associated Press said the movie is, “Sumptuously gorgeous and filled with sterling performances.”
From the press release:
Never Let Me Go is a powerful story revolving around Kathy (Mulligan), Ruth (Knightley) and Tommy (Garfield), three best friends who grow up together at an English boarding school with a chilling secret. When they learn the shocking truth – that they are genetically engineered clones destined to be organ donors – they embrace their fleeting chance to live and love.
Special features include “The Secrets of Never Let Me Go,” an exclusive 30-minute behind the scenes look at the making of the film featuring the cast and crew as they chronicle the journey from book to the big screen.
You can buy the Never Let Me Go book right now. Never Let Me Go will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on February 1, 2010.