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WHERE HANDS TOUCH

by Amma Asante

synopsis

Germany 1944: 15-year old Leyna, daughter of a white German mother and a black African father meets Lutz, a member of the Hitler Youth ­- compulsory for all Aryan boys since 1936. They are bound by the realisation of the horrors being committed against the Jews, as Leyna tries to avoid the fate of black Germans at the time. Can she find an ally in Lutz, himself battling the fate laid before him?
This is a coming of age story set in the most brutal of times.

international title: Where Hands Touch
original title: Where Hands Touch
country: United Kingdom, Belgium
sales agent: Protagonist Pictures
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Amma Asante
film run: 122'
screenplay: Amma Asante
cast: Abbie Cornish, Amandla Stenberg, Christopher Eccleston, George MacKay, Tom Goodman-Hill, Olivia Vinall, Alec Newman, Lucy Russell, Will Attenborough, Tim Faraday
cinematography by: Remi Adefarasin
film editing: Steve Singleton
art director: Arwel Jones
costumes designer: Pam Downe
music: Anne Chmelewsky
producer: Charlie Hanson
co-producer: Alice Dawson, Adrian Politowski, Bastien Sirodot, Gilles Waterkeyn
executive producer: Christian Eisenbeiss, Phil Hunt, Nadia Khamlichi, Steve Milne, Robert Norris, Compton Ross
associate producer: Tom Harberd
line producer: Stéphane Lhoest
production: Tantrum Films, Umedia, Isle of Man Film Ltd, Pinewood Pictures, Head Gear Films, Metrol Technology, British Film Institute (BFI), British Film Company
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