The Open Reel deals with Oberon Media on the acquisition of A Stormy Night, first feature directed by Catalan David Moragas and entirely set in New York. The feature, co-produced by AMC, distributed in the Spanish territory by Filmin, and starring Jacob Perkins, David Moragas Jordan Geiger, Marc Di Francesco, Elena Martín, has been selected at Malaga and Barcelona D’A international film festivals.
Marcos arrives to New York from Barcelona only to find out his layover flight to San Francisco has been cancelled due to a forecasted storm. This leaves him without a place to stay for the night.That’s how he meets Alan, his old college friend’s roommate, who is happy to host him for the night. The two boys have nothing in common. But they will have to spend twelve hours and a New York storm together. Throughout the night, a series of misunderstandings lead the boys to challenge each other’s approach to love, relationships and happiness. They both have secrets to hide, difficult to hold. And yet, the biggest challenge might be having to say goodbye to each other the morning after.
David Moragas is a Catalan writer and director based in Barcelona.He holds a bachelor’s degree in Media Communication from Pompeu Fabra University, and a filmmaking MFA at the NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. In 2018, David wrote and directed the short film Only Fools Rush In, which was presented at several international film festivals.
His screenplay Two Sisters was selected by the prestigious Purple List at NYU in 2019. A Stormy Night is his first feature film