BRUTE

When unassuming mortician Donny Weisman encounters the sultry Selma Ivar, he finds himself head-over-heels as he investigates the dame's well-to-do family, stumbling into the arms of two bumbling detectives and inadvertently discovering a shocking epidemic sinking its teeth into L.A.'s seedy underbelly.

  • Bianca Crespo
    Director
    Banshee
  • Bianca Crespo
    Writer
    Banshee
  • Santa Mira Pictures, L.L.C.
    Producer
    Banshee
  • Jack Menzies
    Key Cast
    "Donny Weisman"
  • Christy Czajkowski
    Key Cast
    "Selma Ivar"
  • Mark Patrick Gleason
    Key Cast
    "Detective Franklin"
    Justified, Sisters
  • Taylor Flowers
    Key Cast
    "Detective Marlow"
    The Axiom
  • Brendan Parry Kauffman
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Ivar"
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mystery
  • Nicholas Esposito
    Key Cast
    "The Waiter/Mortician's Apprentice"
    The Vocabulary of the Mysteries
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Film Noir, Comedy, Horror
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 23, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    9,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16.9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Fort Myers Beach Film Festival
    Fort Myers Beach, Fl.
    United States
    April 27, 2018
    U.S. Premiere
    Official Selection
  • We Are Indie Horror Film Festival
    Las Vegas, NV.
    United States
    August 23, 2018
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Bianca Crespo

Born and raised a Broad Street Bully, Philadelphian writer Bianca Crespo hitchhiked to Los Angeles to pursue a career in bending the horror genre as a trailblazing female filmmaker with strong roots in Portuguese and Polish ancestry. She may or may not have used enough adjectives to support this claim.

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