Berik

by Daniel Borgman

Sélection 2010

DENMARK 2010 15′ IN KAZAKH / RUSSIAN

World premiere Competition Short Film

Berik, a short drama about friendship and understanding, takes place in Semey, Kazakhstan. Berik, 33, blind and deformed due to radiation poisoning, spends his days at home alone, while his brother is at work. That is until Adil, 11, the smallest and least popular of the kids in the apartment block, turns up on Berik's doorstep looking for the local bully’s football, which he has lost.