Sisters tells the story of three sisters from a poor village in Central Anatolia. The girls are given to affluent families as foster children (‘besleme’) in the hope of improving their lives.


Sister is currently in production


DirectorEmin Alper
ScreenplayEmin Alper
ProducerNadir Öperli - Liman Film (Turkey)
Co-producersKomplizen Film - Jonas Dornbach
Jannine Jackowski & Maren Ade (Germany)
Circe Films - Stienette Bosklopper & Lisette Kelder (Netherlands)
Horsefly Productions – Yorgos Tsourgiannis (Greece)

Supported by

Insignia, Eurimages, Germany-Turkey Co-Production Development Fund, Netherlands Film Fund