The Blue Hand describes the creative process of an artist who lives in Lisbon when he is creating a series of big pictures, The Silent Music of the Flamenco Singer, inspired in types of flamenco songs which partially show faces. The objective is to try to capture his feelings, thoughts, doubts and impulses from the first line on the white canvas until he signs his work.
This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta).
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.