Ilker Çatak

Ilker Çatak – Räuberhände AKA Stambul Garden (2021)

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Janik and Samuel are extremely close best friends celebrating the end of their Senior year of high school. Both come from completely different worlds, Janik’s parents are seemingly perfect, while Samuel comes from a broken home. In turn, Samuel is looking for stability. Janik just wants to rebel. Sex and sexuality are never far from the surface for both, which leads to one impulsive moment that could threaten their friendship forever. In an attempt to rekindle their relationship, the boys set off on a trip to Istanbul, but the blurred line that has been crossed proves hard to re-establish. A thoroughly modern take on the bonds that develop between young men. Read More »