Brother's Keeper Ferit Karahan

Edition: Trieste 2020


Production Company: Axel Film
World Premiere: Venice Giornate Degli Autori 2021 – Official selection



When her junkie boyfriend ends up in prison, Daria is taken by her parents to rehab to quit heroin and become a good daughter again. Inside the clinic, Daria’s unwavering loyalty to her boyfriend makes her exceptional in the eyes of the male junkies and saves her from their sexual pressures. Being desired yet protected by everyone makes Daria feel special for the first time in her teenage life. She relishes her position until a new mysterious patient is committed. His arrival confronts Daria with her own desires, triggering wild competition among the men. Suddenly trapped between everyone’s clashing expectations, Daria must find her own path.


Directors: Monica Stan, George Chiper-Lillemark
Writer: Monica Stan
Editor: Delia Oniga
DOP: George Chiper-Lillemark
Producer: Marcian Lazăr

Cast: Ana Dumitrașcu, Vasile Pavel, Cezar Grumăzescu

Length: 114 min

World sales: Syndicado