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Bruno (2000)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  16 April 2000 (USA)
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Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he ... See full summary »

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Bruno Battaglia
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Dino Battaglia
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Donna Marie
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Mother Superior
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Dolores
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Mrs. Drago
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Sister Della Rosa
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Eddie Mazzaratti
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Signorelli
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Capricci
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Buttucci
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Sister Consolata
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Bruno is the story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno (Alex D. Linz), whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey. By the time he reaches his final destination, Bruno's story becomes a fable of the importance of each person's uniqueness and originality. Written by Anonymous

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The comedy that is long on originality and short on pants. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for rude language, mean-spirited behavior and some thematic material | See all certifications »

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Last film project for Gwen Verdon. See more »

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Shot of an airplane departing for Rome is an MD-80, narrowbody twin-engine jet. These aircraft are not used for transatlantic flights. See more »

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During the both the opening and the closing credits, Bruno can be heard reciting key words that pertain to the story, along with their definitions. See more »

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7 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As with all of Shirley MacLaine's films the message was well worth the two hours of my life.

I recommend it highly.

Not one stereotype is left unchallenged and done so subtly one has to stop and really think.

Had a really difficult time watching the brutality Bruno and Angela (Stacey Halprin) had to endure from most everyone else in the film, all because they wanted/needed/were seeking to be themselves. What a society of drones we live in. "And it will take a child to lead them..." ..and a black child for that matter.

Great movie, may be difficult for sensitive folks but well worth it. Had to watch it in three time periods just to let the distress at the violence subside.


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