In Your Hands



IMDb Rating 5.4 10 699


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July 18, 2020



Kristin Scott Thomas as Mrs. Danvers
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742.05 MB
French 2.0
23.976 fps
81 min
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1.49 GB
French 2.0
23.976 fps
81 min
P/S N/A / N/A

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by oOgiandujaOo_and_Eddy_Merckx 5 / 10 / 10


This is a movie about Stockholm Syndrome, where a middle-aged woman is kidnapped by a man holding a grudge and a relationship develops between the two. The English release title of In Your Hands is actually the director's preferred title, Doillon wanted the French equivalent Entre Tes Mains, but it was already taken so she went for Contre Toi, which has a dual meaning of being against you as in being your adversary, but also against you as in leaning against your body. For me it was a sick love story with no value, Átame! without the humour, however one of the women in the audience was close to tears when asking a question about the movie, which suggests to me that there is a lot of resonance for lonely professional women of a certain age, which kidnapped Anna (Kristin Scott Thomas) definitely is. The acting from Scott Thomas is superb, but I think the film pulled a punch by having kidnapper Yann played by an extremely handsome actor (Pio Marmai). Kristin Scott Thomas apparently had an "in" to the role as one of her friends had once been kidnapped for several days. For me the big nail in the coffin of the movie, is that it just isn't cinematic, there's hardly any added value over what you could get from the theatre, a total lack of ambition in terms of mise-en-scene.

Reviewed by writers_reign 5 / 10 / 10

SS Predictable

I suspect that Kristin Scott Thomas can't actually 'open' a film but she certainly should be able to. Her name on the credits even in a supporting role (Ne le dis personne) is a guarantee that at least one role in the film will be played to perfection. So it is here with Scott Thomas playing another doctor/killer which is, of course, both unfair and misleading because in the much superior film I've Loved You So Long, her doctor character 'killed' her much loved son when he developed an incurable illness whilst here a patient in her care died on the operating table and at the subsequent inquest she was absolved of all blame. Nevertheless the patient's husband is not satisfied with this verdict and determines to make Scott Thomas pay. This is, of course, impossible to achieve but he gives it the old college try by kidnapping her and confining her to a tiny space with a bucket for a toilet. Inevitably after a settling in period of mutual hostility they begin to bond until one day he leaves the door open and she takes it on the Jesse Owens. Within weeks they have tracked each other down and engaged in passionate sex, following which she walks into the police station while he is enjoying post-coital slumber and watches as he is arrested. Women, go figure.

Reviewed by stensson 5 / 10 / 10

A draw

I starts so well. The female doctor is kidnapped by the husband to a patient who has died due to the doctor's care. He doesn't really want revenge. He wants balance. That kind of story is not untold before. The two of them gets acquainted, because of what's called the Stockholm syndrome. The balance tips over and the moral is that it isn't really such a thing as balance. And if there is, there's anyway a prize for it, which is hardly reachable. But when you leave the theater, you feel that the not untold story anyway is told one too many times.

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