Watch: ‘Brothers’ is a Frantic Adrenaline Shot

Editor’s Note: Today’s entry is done in support of Filminute, a really cool online festival that lets filmmakers tell their stories in 60 seconds or less.

Why Watch? If you watch Brothers, you won’t have to work out today. The Russian short film opens with a young man running staggered and quick down a country road, presumably being chased by nothing. Flashes of the recent past illuminate the danger and combine old memories with new fears.

It’s a sharp, relentless piece of filmmaking that ends with the same kind of shock it begins with. It’s a great, visual-centric squeeze to get your heart pumping.

What will it cost you? Only 1 minute.

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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