My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper


Synopsis | Cast & Crew | Technical Information

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.

Awards & Festivals

In competition for Best First Feature at Berlinale 2014!
World Premiere at the Berlinale 2014, in PERSPEKTIVE DEUTSCHES KINO
BERLINALE (Perspektive Deutsches Kino - Opening Film)


Sebastian Zimmler: Gregor
Nadja Bobyleva: Jule
Robert Finster: Pietschi
Lisa Bihl: Carina Dewitt
Dagny Dewath: Andrea
Anna Gehlen: Greta
Madeleine Krakor: Dana
Katja Liebing: Oberschwester Ingrid
Heike Trinker: Frieda Goldmann
Antonia Lingemann: Janine Schneider
Dagmar Operskalski: Frau Schneider
Christoph Schechinger: Johannes
Maximilian Strestik: Polizeibeamter
Markus Tomczyk: Thomas

Director Bio

Maximilian Leo (b. 1979) graduated from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne with a focus in feature film directing in 2009. He maintained excellent contacts with young directors and script writers ever since. He is actively involved in the development of the films dramatic structure. In 2011 and 2012 he was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus. In 2014 his debut film MY BROTHERS KEEPER (HUETER MEINES BRUDERS) had been selected for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.


Director: Maximilian Leo
Scriptwriter: Susanne Finken
Director of Photography: Matteo Cocco
Editor: Dora Vajda & Fiona Brands
Music: Martin Rascher
Editorial Department WDR: Götz Schmedes
Production Design: Cora Pratz
Costume Design: Cindy Spiekermann
Make-Up & Hair: Christina Paul
Gaffer: Mathias Beier 
Sound: Constantin Bömers
Sound Design: Josef Steinbüchel
Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Alexander Weuffen
Production Manager: Anja Firmenich
Co-Production Company: WDR
Supported by: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
Producer: Jonas Katzenstein
Production Company: Augenschein Filmproduktion

Original Title: HUETER MEINES BRUDERS / HD / 1:2,35 / Colour / 88 min / Stereo / German with English subtitles / DCP / Germany 2014

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