Beautiful Fan Film Recreates Bioshock's Rapture

Beautiful Fan Film Recreates Bioshock's Rapture

The Brothers Rapture tells a story of two artists just before Rapture's fall.

There's something amazing about watching well-made fan films based off of games. Perhaps it's the creativity that goes into designing the costumes and props, or maybe it's the fact that they do more on a shoestring budget than even the largest Hollywood adaptation ever seems to. After some impressive takes on Half-Life, Metal Gear Solid and even Portal, gamers will soon get to peer into a live-action version of Bioshock. After picking up some cash through IndieGoGo, a small team of talented film makers are ready to demonstrate the dangers of plasmids with The Brothers Rapture.

Set before the hidden city underwent cultural and physical collapse, The Brothers Rapture explores the people who thrived in a land without limits. It appears to take the setting and theme of Bioshock and spin them out into an original story.

The trailer shows the brothers Charles and Arthur, artists newly arrived in Rapture. They seem overjoyed at the freedom that Rapture offers them, until a shady figure in a dapper hat shows up offering to turn their very hands into tools. Expect philosophical arguments and scenes of people shooting large vials of glowing goo into their arms.

The short film goes live on May 13th. More details can be found on the film's official Facebook page

Source: YouTube


Probably beyond the scope of this project, but having something like the opening of Bioshock 2 would be awesome-sauce.

I have to admit that I'm still a sucker for character pieces.

And just like that I want to go back to Rapture.

Totally gonna watch this. Pretty sure that salesman is Fontaine.

And just like that I want to go back to Rapture.

For me it's more like I want to visit Rapture and check it out for the first time.

Anyways, that was pretty awesome.

I enjoy watching things like these since they can expand whatever they like in a game, and it kind of reminds me of the Mortal Kombat one.

...This makes me want to record more of my Hard Mode BioShock Let's Play...dang it I have to study for my finals! T^T

It looks really bad....

There totally need to be more short films about Rapture before the fall since it ledns itself so well to these little vignettes, but that film in particular looks really clunky and weird. The effects are nice and the set is acceptable, but oh god the dialogue and performances are dire.

Man now I really wish I had played the original when it first came out. I loved the original game trailer.
Somewhere... beyond the sea.

Count me in, baby! I'm curious to see where this goes, especially since this concerns artists. Perhaps we'll get a Sander Cohen cameo?

Probably not.

Yeah, the delivery and acting just doesn't do it for me. The problem with these indie fan mades is that it's usually 20-30 year old geeks doing all the acting, and they tend to be very bad at it.

Still worth a look though, and the idea is nice.

Yeah, the acting is kinda really horrible.
But hey, the set looks awesome! Props looking pretty good too :D
Might have a watch of the full thing sometime.


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