Liam, a young gay Brit in Berlin, experiences the unexpected death of his partner. Following a night out, he finds himself the victim of a cruel system which denies his existence and throws him into oblivion. _Next of Kin _confronts the reality of sudden loss and the legal complications surrounding it.
Dean Marriott is a British-Irish national based in Berlin. He originally trained as an actor at East 15 Acting School in London, and obtained an MA in Directing from the MetFilm School in Berlin. Next of Kin is his first short film since graduating.