How Great It Was

How Great It Was

The “How Great It Was” film takes place in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat and in Barcelona, Spain, about an passing interaction that develops into something much more profound.


Production title: “How Great It Was”

Writer/Producer: Hugo Lunny

Genre: Drama

Format: Feature film

Synopsis: In the city of Barcelona, two foreigners find themselves in a chance encounter in the middle of the night. Estella White, a Canadian woman, is taking her dog for a walk to help her relax after a long day of sightseeing. Meanwhile, Malachi Adams, a Texan that has somehow managed to perfect his Catalan accent after being in Barcelona for a decade, drives his taxi around serving and looking for customers. As fate would have it, their paths cross when Estella’s dog runs after Malachi’s taxi, forcing her to stop and let him catch up.

The two strike up a conversation, and over the course of the night they explore the city together, taking in the sights and sounds of Barcelona while sharing their own personal stories. As they continue to bond, they both realize that they are starting to develop feelings for each other.

As the sun starts to rise, they exchange numbers and make plans to see each other again. Over the next few days, they spend all their time together, falling deeper and deeper in love. But as the end of their trip draws near, they must confront the fact that they live in different countries and wonder if their newfound love can withstand the distance.

They decide to take a chance and make plans to see each other again despite the challenges that lie ahead. Their love story is a reminder that sometimes the most unexpected encounters can lead to something more.

Logline: In the vibrant city of Barcelona, two tourists cross paths in the middle of the night and something beautiful emerges.

Tagline: Chance is unpredictable.


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