"This is an unjustifiably mean review. I found Never Let Me Go a very powerful film for a number of reasons. The frequent lack of rebellion was a chilling consequence of the near-universal acceptance of inhumanity - as if the Nazis had won in Britain (and perhaps commenting on Brits' frequent phlegmatic acceptance). A very thoughtful adaptation of the excellent book. The 'privileged' world of Hailsham turns the romance of Harry Potter on its head (and perhaps Ishiguro is commenting on Oxbridge as an isstitution too). All actors, including Keira Knightley, portray their characters in their situation really well. A contender for film of the year - rush to see this film."