The Story of Bruno

A silent film portrait of an adopted stray cat in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Alex Rappoport
  • Alex Rappoport
  • Alex Rappoport
  • Bruno
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Silent Film, Cats, super 8, all ages
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 18, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Super 8
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Alex Rappoport
Distribution Information
  • Alex Rappoport
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Alex Rappoport

I have been a professional Director of Photography and Editor for 25 yerars. For Bio and Credits please visit:

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Director Statement

Bruno was a stray cat I adopted in the late 1990's in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. In the months before his untimely death, I documented his life on Super 8 film. Twenty years later, the as yet-unseen film was digitized and edited into this short

(13min, English title cards, HD or UHD master file available for screening)