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FORBRYDELSER / In your hands

Director: Annette K. Olesen
Script: Kim Fupz Aakeson, Annette K. Olesen
Photography: Bøje Lomholdt
Sound: Chrisina H. Lund
Editing: Molly Malene Stensgaard
Cast: Anne Eleonora Jørgensen, Trine Dyrholm, Lars Ranthe, Nicolaj Kopernicus, Sonja Richter, Sarah Boberg
Production: Zentropa Entertainmen / Danish Film Institute / DR TV
Distribution: Trust Film Sales / Danish Film Institute
Year: 2004
Running Time: 101′
Country: Denmark

Theology graduate Anna is married to Frank. They have been trying to have a child for years. Anna is offered an interim job as a prison chaplain. In the women’s ward, she meets Kate, a woman who, some of the other inmates say possesses supernatural powers. Anna discovers that she is pregnant and finds out that Kate carries a secret that has fatal consequences for them both.


Annette K. Olesen: Born 1965, Denmark. Graduate in direction at the National Film School of Denmark, 1991. Her graduation film 10:32 a.m. Tuesday – A Love Story / 10:32 Tirsdag – en kærlighedshistorie was screened at film school festivals worldwide and won a number of awards. Since, Olesen has made commercials, directed short films and award-winning documentaries, and lectured at the National Film School. She is recipient of a grant from the National Art Fund. Minor Mishaps/Små ulykke (2002), her feature film debut, won The Blue Angel award in Berlin. In Your Hands/Forbrydelser, Olesen’s second feature film, was selected for the official competition at Berlin International Film Festival, 2004.