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: February 23, 2005
DVD 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

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

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

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

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Matthew Turner

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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