Film shot and produced during Aristoteles Workshop

Brick in the wall by Grzegorz Brzozowsky - CINEPUB

Director: Grzegorz Brzozowsky
Cinematography: Ioana Țurcan
Editor: Iulia Matei
Year: 2013
Category: short documentary
Duration: 23 minutes

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“Brick in the Wall” is a story about a family who’ve been trying to finish building their house for the past 30 years. The woman struggles to lead a normal life in the shadow of an uncompleted dream, while her husband very slowly continues a never ending construction.

Why does it need to take a lifetime to build a home?


  • “Toamna la Voroneț” Film Festival – Romania, 2013
  • Astra International Film Festival – Romania, 2014
  • International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) – The Netherlands, 2014
  • Nominated for Best Short Documentary at the Gopo Awards – Romania, 2014


  • Special Jury Award at Aristoteles Workshop – Romania, 2013
  • Jury Award at the FFEST International Student Film Festival – Romania. 2013