Brutalia, Days of Labour

Brutalia, Days of Labour

Identically dressed girls in army uniforms working hard. A matriarchal family. An oligarchic society. What would it look like if humans were to be replaced by bees?

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Manolis Mavris
Script: Manolis Mavris
Cinematography: Manu Tilinski
Editing: Thodoris Armaos
Sound: Alexis Koukias
Music: Larry Gus
Actors: Elsa Lekakou, Kora Karvouni, Chara Mata Giannatou
Production: Avion Films, Stathi Twins
Producers: Annabelle Aronis, George Tsokopoulos, Mando Stathi, Myrto Stathi, Valérie Bournonville, Joseph Rouschop
Co-production: Greek Film Center, ΕΚΟΜΕ
Costumes: Eva Goulakou
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 26'
Contact: Radiator Sales,

Manolis Mavris

Manolis Mavris was born in Athens in 1987. He studied Animation in Athens and Visual Communication in London. His short films have premiered in major film festivals such as Cannes, SXSW, BFI & Sarajevo. His work focuses on the concept of heterotopia and explores the boundaries between the real and the imaginary. In 2021, his film Brutalia, days of labour won the Canal+ award at the 60th Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. At the moment, Manolis is developing the script for his debut feature film Liar Man.


2017 Maneki Neko (short)
2018 Skin (short)
2021 Brutalia, εργάσιμες μέρες (short)
2023 Midnight Skin (short)