BROTHER

director
Alexey Balabanov

BROTHER

cast

Sergey Bodrov Jr., Victor Sukhorukov


producer

Sergey Selyanov

production

Criminal drama, 96 min, СTB Film Company, Russia, 1997

оriginal title BRAT language Russian

synopsis

There’s more freshness and electricity in five’utes of BROTHER than in all THE LETHAL WEAPON films put together. (Jay Carr “BOSTON GLOBE”)


Danila Bagrov returns to his native town after two years in the army. But life in the Russian province is dull and he decides to move to St. Petersburg where his elder brother has just begun to prosper. When they meet, Danila finds out that his brother is a gangster.


festivals & awards


60 festival selections, 15 awards