• Where Hands Touch (2018)

Where Hands Touch

Release Date: September 14th, 2018

PG-13 |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

In 1944, a 15-year-old girl, daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets a member of the Hitler Youth. They become bound by the realization of the horrors being committed around them.

Cast: Amandla Stenberg, George MacKay, Abbie Cornish, Christopher Eccleston, Tom Sweet, Will Attenborough, Alec Newman, Tom Goodman-Hill

Director: Amma Asante

Genres: Historical drama , Romance

Production Co: Metrol Technology, Vertical Entertainment, Umedia, Head Gear Films, British Film Company

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Allan HunterScreen International

    One of the issues with Where Hands Touch is that whilst some of the details and specifics feel fresh, the drama often feels desperately hackneyed. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth WeitzmanTheWrap

    The weight of history is a heavy burden for one film to carry, especially when freighted still further by contemporary parallels. Ultimately, Leyna is as much a symbol as a fully-drawn character, one young girl representing multitudes. Nevertheless, those who find their way to her essential story will come away not only enlightened, but undeniably touched. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Throughout, Asante raises questions about bravery, conscience and, most of all, identity. show more

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