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Hurricane Flora

A Cuban-American documentarian rides out a hurricane at her parents’ house with her boyfriend. Tensions rise as she takes advantage of being locked in and attempts to interview her emotionally reserved father about his dark past in Cuba.

  • Gabriel de Varona
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  • Gabriel de Varona
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  • Gabriel de Varona
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  • Roberto Marrero
    Key Cast
  • Karina Curet Flores
    Key Cast
  • Isabela Viera Linares
    Key Cast
  • Gregory Burdett
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Family Drama, Dark Comedy, Disaster Movie
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Emerson College
Director Biography - Gabriel de Varona

Gabriel is an award winning filmmaker who specializes in writing and directing dark comedies with a bit of heart; as well as fun horror and sci-fi thrillers. He also produces and edits short films for other passionate filmmakers looking to make something that "wows" the audience.

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Director Statement

"Hurricane Flora" is a Miami made dark comedy/drama. It tries to explore generation divides in immigrant families, and repressed guilt that leads to emotional distancing. It also features some disaster movie action for a fun and emotional blend of tones.