The Storm


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The Storm.

Léo fantasizes about his weather forecaster. His obsession may be realized when he meets Luca. The night they spend together will take them through both desires and doubts that last into the early morning hours.


Ricky Mastro has a BA in Drama from the University of Washington (Seattle – USA), in Cinema (Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado- Brasil), and a Master´s in Cinema in LGBTTT Identities (Universidade Anhembi Morumbi – Brasil). He has produced, directed and written several short films that has being in over 200 film festivals. The Brazilian short film Xavier won the PROAC fund, destined to support cultural projects on LGBT issues in the State of Sao Paolo. In March 2016, he shot a short film La Tapette. In August of the same year, he successfully managed a crowdfunding campaign for his project, The Storm which he shot in Toulouse, France. Ricky is very active in LGBT festival circuit. He was one of the creators of Recifest (the first LGBT film festival in Recife, Brazil). In addition, he is a film programmer for DIGO (International Festival of Sexual and Gender Diversity in Goiás, Brazil).


  • Title
    The Storm
  • Rights
  • Country
  • Year
  • Length
    16′, col.

  • Director
    Ricky Mastro
  • Screenplay
    Ricky Mastro,
    Laura Saulnier
  • Editing
    Guillaume Laval
  • Photography
    Luca Russo

  • Music
    Paolo Baltaro
  • Sound
    Vojtěch Zavadil
  • Cast
    Kevin Roze, Maxime Picot,
    Fabien Lestrade, Laurent Privat

  • Executive Producer
    Yasmin Pastore Abdalla
  • Production
    Ricky Mastro,
    École Supérieure d’AudioVisuel de Toulouse

  • Beijing Queer Film Festival 2017
  • Chéries-Chéris Paris 2017
  • Mix Brasil Sao Paulo 2017 – National Short Film Panorama
  • Espace diversités laïcité Toulouse 2017
  • Toulouse Cinémathèque 2018
  • 2eme Journee Cinetudiante de l’ESAV Castre 2018
  • DIGO Film Festival Goiania 2018 – Focus
  • Rio de Janeiro GSC Film Festival 2018
  • Curta O Genero Fortaleza 2018
  • Curta Cinema Rio de Janeiro 2018
  • For Rainbow Fortaleza 2018 – Short Film Competition
  • Montevideo Uruguay International Film Festival 2019
  • Teatro Décio de Almeida Prado Sao Paulo 2019
  • Cineteatro Nininha Rocha Uberlândia 2023

  • For Rainbow Fortaleza 2018 – Best Foreign Short Film

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