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Brothers and Sisters

GER 1997, 84 min

The everyday live of three German-Turkish teenagers in their neighbourhood Berlin-Kreuzberg. The first part of Thomas Arslans „Berlin-Trilogie“ with Berlin hip-hop legende Kool Savage.

Synopsis

Thomas Arslan’s BROTHERS AND SISTERS, set in Kreuzberg, sketches the complex lives of three teenagers born to a German mother and Turkish father in this slice-of-life fiction-documentary. Every scene, every shot, every word of dialogue rinks true. 

BROTHERS AND SISTERS is the first part of Thomas Arslan's “Berlin Trilogy”, which includes the films DEALER (1998) and THE FINE DAY (2001).

Awards and Festivals

- Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 1997
- Osaka European Film Festival 2010
- Türkische Filmwoche Berlin 2011

Galerie Extras

Set photos from the film shooting of BROTHERS AND SISTERS

Credits

Director and Screenplay
Thomas Arslan
With
Tamer Yigit, Savas Yurderi, Serpil Turhan, Faszli Yurderi, Hildegard Kuhlenberg, Mariam El Awad, Mohammed Khalil, Bülent Akil, Bilge Bingül
Director of Photography
Michael Wiesweg
Assistant Camera
Marco Uggiano
Editor
Thomas Arslan, Heidi Renscher, Bettina Blickwede
Music
DJ Hype
Production Design
Gabriella Ausonio
Light
Theo Lustig
Sound
Heino Herrenbrück
Sound Mixing
Martin Steyer
Producer
Albert Kitzler
Produced by
Trans-Film, ZDF
World Premiere
14.10.1997, Mannheim, IFF

DVD-Details

Extras
„Thomas Arslan über GESCHWISTER“ (D 2011, 10 min), „Casting Tapes“ (D 2011, 21 min), Trailer
Language
German
Subtitles
English
Country Code
Code-free
System
PAL / Color
Length
84 min + 31 min Extras
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound Format
DD 2.0
Set Content
Softbox (Set Content: 1)
Release Date
29.04.2011
Rating
From 16 Years