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IN YOUR HANDS AU BOUT DES DOIGTS
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

DRAMA, COMEDY / FRANCE / 2018 / 105 MINS / M

FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Ludovic Bernard (Mission Pays Basque) demonstrates his elegance and sensitivity behind the lens with In Your Hands in an emotionally stirring tale of a young man and his rare gift for music.

Mathieu (Jules Benchetrit) lives with his family in a housing project where peer pressure has led him into petty theft. When the director of a prestigious music conservatory, Pierre (Lambert Wilson, Raising Colours in this year’s Festival), hears Mathieu playing piano at a railway station (#PianoEnGare), he is mesmerised. Pierre decides to secure him private lessons with the imposing Countess (Kristin Scott Thomas), although with a secret agenda: to enter Mathieu in an international competition. Social pressures, and the daunting prospect of performing piano professionally causes Mathieu to question himself.
Will he be able to play at the international competition or not?

With a sweeping and swirling camera that seems to get ‘inside’ the music, Bernard wrangles many themes throughout In Your Hands, including that of social privation, although distinguished along class lines, not race or creed. Mathieu’s tackling of Rachmaninoff echoes the 1996 film Shine, in which Geoffrey Rush as the adult David Helfgott also conquered this ‘Everest’ of classical piano.

DIRECTED BY: LUDOVIC BERNARD

STARRING: Lambert Wilson, Kristin Scott Thomas, André Marcon, Karidja Touré, Jules Benchetrit

Sessions

      Opening Night, Closing Night
      Special Event, Q&A
      Encore Screenings
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BUY  8:50 PMWed 6 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:50 PMThu 7 MarPalace Central
BUY  1:50 PMFri 8 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:50 PMSat 9 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:20 PMSun 10 MarPalace Central
BUY  4:00 PMMon 11 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  1:40 PMTue 12 MarPalace Central
BUY  1:50 PMThu 14 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:30 PMSat 16 MarPalace Verona
BUY  1:20 PMMon 18 MarPalace Central
BUY  8:40 PMMon 18 MarPalace Verona
BUY  6:00 PMTue 19 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  1:45 PMWed 20 MarPalace Verona
BUY  1:20 PMThu 21 MarPalace Central
BUY  1:10 PMFri 22 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  3:40 PMSat 23 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  1:10 PMMon 25 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  1:10 PMTue 26 MarPalace Verona
BUY  3:40 PMWed 27 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  4:10 PMThu 28 MarPalace Central
BUY  6:30 PMFri 29 MarPalace Verona
BUY  6:10 PMSat 30 MarPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:00 PMSun 31 MarPalace Central
BUY  6:30 PMMon 1 AprPalace Verona
BUY  6:30 PMTue 2 AprChauvel Cinema
BUY  1:45 PMWed 3 AprPalace Norton St.
BUY  1:20 PMThu 4 AprPalace Central
BUY  8:30 PMFri 5 AprPalace Verona
BUY  6:00 PMSat 6 AprChauvel Cinema
BUY  3:00 PMSun 7 AprHayden Orpheum Cremorne
BUY  6:15 PMSun 7 AprPalace Norton St.
BUY  6:30 PMMon 8 AprPalace Central
BUY  6:30 PMTue 9 AprPalace Verona

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