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Drought (2020)

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Hannah Black (screenplay), Hannah Black (story) | 1 more credit »
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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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Storyline

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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Honest & Heartfelt Indie
18 May 2020 | by michellerocaSee all my reviews

I caught this slice of life film at the Vail Film Festival and was blown away by its' subtle brilliance! We've all seen films about family and forgiveness, but never before like this.

The writing was spot on, and the performances were genuine in that raw indie way that we all love. Technically a "coming of age" film, DROUGHT manages to transcend all demographics and avoids falling into any clichés. Very unique. It effortlessly represents the unrepresented and creates space for the characters (and the audience) to learn something new about themselves. The kind of film you're excited to share - one that you can (and want to) watch with anyone. It's refreshing, to say the least!

Also, I can't believe this is the first time out for directing team, Hannah & Megan. Well done, ladies :)


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16 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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