Butter

Elderly hypocrite‘s, who is a victim of life, efforts to satisfy his shortage by stealing the butter from dwellers of the apartament without being noticed and then selling it.

  • Pijus Maciulskis
    Director
  • Pijus Maciulskis
    Writer
  • Pijus Maciulskis
    Producer
  • Kristupas Kavaliauskas, Lilija Zadeikyte, Ausra Pukelyte, Darius Miniotas, Kasparas Asoklis
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Sviestas
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 14 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Lithuania
  • Country of Filming:
    Lithuania
  • Language:
    Lithuanian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • CinéStudent Film Festival
    Illinois
    United States
    March 17, 2017
    Best foreign entry
  • ZOOM
    Ljubljana
    Slovenia
    March 23, 2017
    Semi-finalist
  • Youth Film Festival Sarajevo
    Sarajevo
    Armenia
    July 26, 2017
  • Rivercity Underground Film Festival
    Texas
    United States
    December 1, 2017
    Awarded
  • Say It In Eight Student Film Festival
    Illinois
    United States
    October 16, 2017
    Awarded
  • CinéStudent Film Festival
    Illinois)
    United States
    March 17, 2017
Director Biography - Pijus Maciulskis

Pijus Mačiulskis is from Vilnius, Lithuania, was born 2001. He is studying at the Vilnius lyceum and since 2015 - at the Skalvija Film Academy. Has made films: „Atony“ (2016), „34“ (2017) and „Butter“ (2017).

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Director Statement

I made this movie because the style of Daniil Charms works was really appealing to me. In this short story I found lots of involuntary self protection types of human beings which are absurd, but resemble the truth.