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HANDS OF A MOTHER / Die Hände meiner Mutter (Germany)

February 4, 2017 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am


At a family gathering, Markus, an almost 40-year-old doting father, is reminded of his ugly childhood when his 4-year-old son is slightly injured while alone with his grandmother.

Writer|Director:  Florian Eichinger
Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  106 minutes
Distributor:  Media Luna
Country:  Germany
Language:  German w|English Subtitles
Rating:  N|R

Starring: Andreas Döhler, Jessica Schwarz, Katrin Pollitt, Heiko Pinkowski

FESTIVALS: Germany: Filmfest Munich!, Munich International Film Festival, Oldenburg Film Festival, Hamburg Film Festival; Estonia, Tallinn Black Nights; USA: On the Edge Film Festival, Cleveland, OH, Santa Barbara Int’l Film Fest, February 2, 2017

AWARDS: Germany: Biberach Film Festival, Honorable Mention, Best Film; Munich Film Festival, Young German Cinema Award

… this is a solidly performed work that has been doing well on the festival circuit — it won the best actor and best director nods at the recent Munich Film Fest — and could parlay its accolades into some art house play.”  Hollywood Reporter



February 4, 2017
9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
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Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States


Desert Film Society
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