Brother, Brother (Bruder, Bruder)

Brother, Brother
Scene from “Brother, Brother” (photo © Pola Beck)

What starts off as harmless fun between 13-year-old Josh and his 9-year-old brother Alex soon turns into a power struggle in which Alex is eventually forced to fight for his life.


Lars Kreyssig was born in Leipzig in 1981. He attended the European Film College in Denmark from 2001-2002. After two years at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Film Academy, he continued his studies at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and graduated in 2007. He has directed several short films and documentaries, including: From Hell to Heaven (2002), Vergessen (2003), Muessen Engel fliegen (2004), Meine Familie spielt Lotto (2006), and his graduation project Brother, Brother (Bruder, Bruder, 2007). He also works as a photographer and illustrator.
Genre Drama
Category Short
Year of Production 2007
Director Lars Kreyssig
Screenplay Lars Kreyssig
Cinematography Sebastian Hoehn
Jenny van Appeldorn
Uwe Rohbeck
Cast Vincent Krueger, Richie Koenig, Anna Böttcher, Tom Jahn
Producer Philipp Lutz
Production Company Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM)/Cologne
Length 11 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Montreal 2008 (Short Film Competition), Middle East Film Festival 2008

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