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Drought (2020)

In a small, southern, drought-ridden town in 1993, Sam, trying to find a better life for her brother Carl who is on the Autism spectrum and fascinated by weather, steals an ice-cream truck to go storm chasing.

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Hannah Black (screenplay), Hannah Black (story) | 1 more credit »
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Owen Scheid ... Carl
Hannah Black ... Sam
Megan Petersen ... Lillian
Drew Scheid ... Lewis
Jane McNeill ... Lorraine
Justin Matthew Smith ... Brandon
Jerry Winsett ... Mr. Lurchman
Kaitlin Baden ... Donna Patacki
Lori Lail Marette ... Mrs. Carter
Kelby Roberson ... Andy
Fran Tabor Fran Tabor ... Mrs. Thigpen
Ron Fallica ... Billy
Rocco Poveromo ... Jimmy
Don Henderson Baker ... Earl
Allie McCulloch ... Janet
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It's 1993 and North Carolina is experiencing a historic drought. Autistic teen Carl, fascinated by weather, predicts that a storm will soon hit nearby. His sister Sam crafts a plan to help him chase the storm, stealing their mother's ice-cream truck to embark on a road trip about family, forgiveness, and following your dreams.

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Winner of the GMC Audience Award at the 2020 Vail Film Festival. See more »

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excellent true indie film
11 April 2021 | by jamielewis-01255See all my reviews

Thoroughly this one, a real antidote to the endless rubbish i have watched recently. Excellent acting from all involved. More of a road movie than anything else but i enjoyed this one.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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16 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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