Brutalia, Business Days


Director: Manolis Mavris
Writer: Manolis Mavris
Director of Photography: Manu Tilinsk
Editing: Thodoris Armaos
Music: Larry Gus
Production: Annabelle Aronis, George Tsokopoulos (Avion Films), Manto Stathis, Myrto Stathis (Stathi Twins)
Country of Production: Greece
Runtime: 25 min
Production Year: 2021
Language: Greek
Subtitles: English

Cast: Elsa Lekakou, Kora Karvouni, Hara Mata-Yannatou


A matriarchal family. An oligarchic society... What if we replaced bees with humans?
Anna, a worker bee, struggles to understand the rules of the hive while being among identical worker bees who are all dressed in military uniforms and all work day and night.


Manolis Mavris

Manolis Mavris was born in Athens in 1987. She studied graphic design and animation in Athens and visual communication in London (MA). His short films have been screened at major film festivals worldwide, including the Cannes Film Festival, the London BFI, the Sarajevo Film Festival and PÖFF (Tallinn Black Nights). His latest film, "Brutalia, Working Days", was selected in competition at the 60th Semaine de la Critique (Critics' Week) at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Canal+ Prize.