Experiencing Interruptions?


A teenage girl tries to refind herself after her father, who she held a special relationship with, leaves without a goodbye — she quickly learns it will be harder than she could have ever imagined

  • Ben Ali Brown
  • Ben Ali Brown
  • Ben Ali Brown
  • Isabella Combs
    Key Cast
  • Nirvana Shiwmangal
    Key Cast
  • David Perrin
    Key Cast
  • Ben Ali Brown
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 3, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - The Bishop's School
Distribution Information
  • Brown Bros Entertainment
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Ben Ali Brown

Ben Ali Brown (16) is an independent filmmaker from La Jolla, California. During Covid-19, he moved with his family from New Jersey to California, and discovered his passion for filmmaking and videography. Living by the mantra "Telling Stories One Frame at a Time," he hopes you enjoy his debut short film "Underwater." To learn more about Ben, access his website links, or see other films of his, go to his YouTube link here: https://www.youtube.com/@BenAliBrownFilms

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Director Statement

"Underwater" tells the story of a troubled girl who loses the person who loved and understood her more than anyone. When the father leaves without an explanation, she feels angered, betrayed, and confused. The film follows her compelling journey to refind herself following his exit. Thank you to the cast and crew for your help.