Film Details

Brothers (Bratya)

Film Synopsis

Akzhol, having just left an orphanage, is convinced that his father is alive and starts looking for him. Beginning his new and independent life, he meets neighbour Dimash and they earn a living through robbery. During a meeting with a relative, Akzhol learns about the existence of his brother Dalen, a person now living in a completely different social layer. Soon they meet and set out to hunt for their father.


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