Filming Commences on Amma Asante’s Next Film, a Period Romance Starring Amandla Stenberg
Photo Credit: Amandla Stenberg, Amma Asante
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Filming Commences on Amma Asante’s Next Film, a Period Romance Starring Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg, Amma Asante
Amandla Stenberg, Amma Asante

Tantrum Films has announced officially this morning that filming commenced in Belgium this week on Amma Asante’s follow-up to “A United Kingdom”, titled “Where Hands Touch”, which stars Amandla Stenberg.

Set in Berlin in 1944, “Where Hands Touch” is a romantic drama that follows a bi-racial German teenager (played by Stenberg) who begins a friendship with a member of the Hitler youth (played by George MacKay).

Asante is directing from a script that she also wrote.

Joining Stenberg and MacKay in the cast are Abbie Cornish, Christopher Eccleston and Tom Sweet.





Asante previously called it a “passion project” that she’s wanted to make for several years.

Charlie Hanson is producing and Academy Award-nominated British-Nigerian cinematographer Remi Adefarasin is Director of Photography.

Asante’s latest film, “A United Kingdom,” starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike, opens in the UK on November 25th and in the US on February 17th.

“Where Hands Touch” is a Tantrum Films / Pinewood Pictures Production, co-produced with UMedia and financed by BFI, Isle of Man, HeadGear and British Film Company.

World Sales are handled by Protagonist Pictures.

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