FOR MY FAMILY
"Being poor is not to feel an empty pocket, but to not have someone to hold your hand when you pull your hand off the pocket."
Both Veli and Hatice raised their kids with the motto above. They were laborers, not greedy and, rich in heart. Maybe they lack some worldly features as a comfy home, a car to ride, lots of money to shop relentlessly, but their children were the essence of them being rich. 19 year-old Kadir, 17 year-old twins Ömer and Asiye, and 6 year-old cutie Emel...Four of a kind to know how to look out for each other. They face challenges of life by saying "let the life come its way", they were happily together as a family. Until that rainy day.
That morning, Hatice witnesses to an unfortunate situation where she was sent to her bosses', Nebahat Atakul and Akif Atakul's summer house. Her boss's spouse, Akif Atakul is caught by Hatice whilst he has a love affair with his business partner's wife, Suzan Manyaslı. Hatice, being shocked, finds herself outside of the house. Hence, the series of unfortunate events would not let go of her. While leaving the house abruptly, the young woman is deceased in a car accident. Hatice's husband, Veli, is confused whit what happened. He is suspicious by the fact that she was in Akif Atakul's car. Veli is also a laborer at a construction site Akif owns, and he faces his boss by going to the construction site. When their conversation escalates into a discussion with Akif Atakul, who successfully manages the role of being oblivious of what happened, he becomes the responsible person for Veli's death too. After the two incidents, four bright orphans mourn their parents' death without knowing the fact that the only reason is Akif Atakul's remorselessness. They acknowledge that it is the leap of faith what happened to their parents.
At the end of the day, this lonesome itself is not enough to rip them apart from each other. Their 19 year-old elder brother Kadir is willing to give his life for his siblings' sake. His sole goal in life is to take care of his siblings and, support their education. The kids struggle for their lives, desperately. When their landlord kicks them out of their nest, and when their relatives don't want their custody, the only place left for them to be able to live is the chicken cage located in their uncle's backyard.
While life is being cruel to them with their new struggles in the chicken cage, they do their best to survive over and over again.
While they struggle for their lives, Akif Atakul masters to cover his crimes. Even though Akif Atakul is the sole responsible of these four innocent children's hell-like lives, he proposes a job to Kadir and accepts Ömer and Asiye to the private school he owns. With this new chapter, four siblings path cross with the world of the rich people's children. In time, siblings will mirror the rich kids in school by them being snob, and bullying. In time, the rich will be the poor and the poor will be the rich in this new system with the secrets that no one knows are being out in the open per by day. Yet, there are partings, surprise partnerships, erratic friendships and impossible loves await...
NAME / ORGINAL TITLE:FOR MY FAMILY / Kardeşlerim
BROADCAST HOUR:Prime Time