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MY BROTHER'S KEEPER (HÜTER MEINES BRUDERS)

MY BROTHER'S KEEPER
photo © Matteo Cocco

Gregor's life is running as perfectly as he had planned, until his brother disappears. Gregor keeps his brother's disappearance as a secret. First because he thinks too little of it, then because he starts thinking too much about it.


Maximilian Leo studied Directing at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne from 2005-2009 and co-founded the Augenschein production company with Jonas Katzenstein in 2008. His graduation film DRESDENPRAG was nominated in the categories of camera and editing for the German Camera Award 2010. In 2011 and 2012 he was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus. In 2014 his debut film MY BROTHER’S KEEPER was the opening film of the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section of the Berlinale.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 2014
Director Maximilian Leo
Screenplay Susanne Finken
Cinematography Matteo Cocco
Cast Sebastian Zimmler, Nadja Bobyleva, Robert Finster
Producer Jonas Katzenstein
Production Company augenschein Filmproduktion
Length 88 min
Format DCP, color, 1:2.39
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Festivals Berlinale 2014, Busan 2014
With backing from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, WDR

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