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Graven Upon Thy Palm (In die Hand geschrieben)

Graven Upon Thy Palm
Scene from "Graven Upon Thy Palm"

Maria and her husband move in with her father after he suffers a debilitating aneurism. When her father’s intensive demands conflict with her husband’s expectations, the situation soon becomes too much for Maria to handle. Soon her husband’s insensitivity and lack of support turns abusive. To further complicate matters, Maria begins to receive anonymous phone calls, which over time distance her from her family and her deep religious values.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2004
Director Rouven Blankenfeld
Screenplay Rouven Blankenfeld
Cinematography Frederik Walker
Sandeep Mehta, Rouven Blankenfeld
Claudia Schmitz
Claudia Stock, Ulf Czellnik
Cast Irma Schmitt, Hans-Peter Deppe, Klaus Lehmann, Daniel Wiemer, Heidrun Grote, Axel Gottschick
Production Company Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)
Runtime 75 min
Format 35 mm, color
Subtitled Versions English, Spanish
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Munich 2004, San Sebastian 2004 (New Directors' Competition), Seville 2004, Goteborg 2005
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

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