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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Kristin Scott Thomas
Pio Marmaï
Directors
Lola Doillon
Screenwriters
Lola Doillon
Running Time
81 minutes

In Your Hands
Stockholm syndrome comes to Paris


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In Your Hands

Plot
Told predominantly through a flashback, In Your Hands explores the relationship between the cold, lonely surgeon Anna Cooper (Scott Thomas) and her kidnapper, Yann Ochberg (Marmaï) who blames her for the loss of his wife, who died during an operation she performed. However, Yann is not capable of murder or premeditated violence, and as time passes the pair form a connection based on their shared loneliness.


Verdict
A short but insightful exploration of inverse Stockholm syndrome, loneliness and loss.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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