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Amma Asante’s WHERE HANDS TOUCH – Starring Amanda Stenberg & George MacKay / In Theaters September 14th

Written/Directed by Amma Asante
Starring Amandla Stenberg, George MacKay, Abbie Cornish, Christopher Eccleston, Tom Sweet
WHERE HANDS TOUCH is a coming of age story set in the most brutal of times: Germany, 1944.  Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother (Abbie Cornish) and a black African father, meets Lutz (George MacKay), a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father (Christopher Eccleston) is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly changing world.

As Leyna’s mother strives to protect her from the horrors that she could face as a mixed-race German citizen, Leyna is forced to forge her own path as the war goes on and the Nazi’s increase their atrocities over the Jews and all dissidents.  Can she find an ally in Lutz, himself battling a fate laid out before him that he is hesitant to embrace?

Running Time: 122 minutes

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