Kardeşim Benim

North America Premiere

Brother | Kardesim Benim

Hakan is a famous 30 year-old artist, who performs alternative music. He is a calm and mysterious man.
He tries to avoid the tabloid press, but the resentment he feels towards his brother, Ozan, draws attention
from the media. Ozan is a 28-year-old pop star. Unlike his older brother, he’s an extrovert, joyful, funny, and a chatty, sociable person. The two brothers haven’t been on speaking terms for years. Nor have they seen each other for a long time. They even arrange to visit their sick father at different times. After losing their mother at an early age, they travelled through many towns with their weddingsinger father, Erkan, leading a semi-nomadic life together. In their mother’s absence, their father foisted responsibility for raising Ozan onto his older brother’s shoulders, forcing Hakan to grow up fast at an early age. While Hakan missed out on his childhood, Ozan clearly enjoyed his at Hakan’s expense. This damaged their relationship as brothers over time. They each decided to go their own separate ways. After many years, the two brothers find themselves together again at their father’s funeral. Although they were planning to leave as soon as possible after the funeral, their father’s will changes everything


Mert BaykalMert Baykal (Ankara, 1979) transferred to George Mason University, USA, during the second year of his Cinema and TV studies at Istanbul Bilgi University. Here he studied media production at the Faculty of communications. He has since worked as an assistant director in the cinema and advertising sectors. He directed his debut feature, Pardon, in 2004. In 2008 he set up his own production company, Zihin Açıklığı Film, where he has produced and directed many commercials. Brother is his second feature film.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2016
12:30 pm
Remis Auditorium

Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Brother | Kardesim Benim

Directed by
Mert Baykal

Burak Özçivit, Murat Boz, Aslı Enver

2016 / 115 min.
with English subtitles

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