In Safe Hands (2019)

The Regal’s Foreign Film series presents the French film In Safe Hands.

Abandoned at birth, baby Théo’s uncertain future lies in the hands of the Child Welfare Services. Jean, who is no stranger to the foster system, is given the responsibility of temporarily looking after Théo, while the members of the Adoption Agency have the difficult task of finding him a home.

Meanwhile Alice, unable to have children of her own, has never stopped fighting to be a mother. After facing many setbacks, Alice is finally ready to welcome a child, just when the Adoption Service is seeking a home for Théo.

This film is in French with English subtitles.

“This intelligently performed film is still a welcome look at a vital and underappreciated duty of state” – The Guardian

“One of the most moving films of the year” – Ouest-France