ⓘ Brutus (2016 film)

Brutus (2016 film)

ⓘ Brutus (2016 film)

Brutus is a short film directed by Konstantin Fam of 2015, the second novel of the film trilogy "Witnesses" and the sequel of the "Shoes", dedicated to the memory of Holocaust victims.


1. Plot

Brutus” continues the concept of The trilogy "Witnesses" and tells us story of the Holocaust through the eyes of a German Shepherd dog Brutus. The Nuremberg Laws have separated the dog with his favorite mistress, Jewish woman. In the process of training and taming Brutus becomes a concentration camp beast-killer. The film is based on a novel of a Czech writer Ludvik Ashkenazy.


2. Crew

  • Composer: Egor Romanenko
  • Producers: Konstantin Fam, Ian Fisher Romanovsky, Alexey A. Petruhin, Yuri Igrusha, Egor Odintsov
  • Director: Konstantin Fam
  • Script: Konstantin Fam
  • Cinematography: Giora Bejach

3. Production

Filmmakers from Russia, Romania, Israel, the United States, Moldova, Belarus and the Czech Republic participated in the production.

The film was created with the financial support of the Ministry for Culture of Russia, as well as private philanthropists.


4. Art features

The crew used a variety of filming techniques. The main aim was to show the events through the dogs eyes.

Konstantin Fam:

- Our film will be tough, but entirely pacifist in nature. My task is to make the viewer see things from the dog’s point of view, to show how quickly somebody can be brainwashed and turn into a monster


5. Accolades


  • Film was longlisted to the 89th Academy Awards by Academy Award for Live Action Short Film USA
  • Sochi International Film Awards Russia, Special Prize 2016
  • Best Shorts Competition - "Best Jewish film" USA
  • The Nevada International Film Festival USA, Experimental Film Competition, Platinum Reel Award Winner 2016
  • The Golden Eagle Award of National Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of Russia


  • Sedona Film Festival USA
  • Hong Kong World International Film Festival Hong Kong
  • New Haven International Film Festival USA
  • Best Shorts Competition USA
  • PUFF Film Festival Hong Kong
  • International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema London UK
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