In Your Hands
In Your Hands (2005)

Anna (Ann Eleonora Jørgensen of Italian for Beginners) has just been hired as the chaplain at a women's prison. Inexperienced, but compassionate and energetic, she begins to feel her way amongst the prisoners. Soon, a new prisoner, Kate… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 20, 2005
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

Annette K. Olesen's women's prison drama, like so many Scandinavian films, is heavily shadowed by the titanic influence of Ingmar Bergman.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

In Your Hands means to convey the divinity of human interaction.

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Joe Utichi
FilmFocus

Considering 2005's line-up of truly overwhelming blockbusters, it's refreshing to know that films like In Your Hands are still being released.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Thoughtful, gripping, introspective filmmaking with a strong sense of character and story.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

It's unusual to see issues of faith and religious belief dealt with so engagingly on screen and Olesen's direction ensures that your attention is held from the start.

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Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

There seems little point to the Dogme trappings...if the work is going to veer into such hyperbolic, melodramatic territory in its plot.

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