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Theatrical release poster

The title refers to a flood that occurs in the small town where most of the action takes place, which draws the two romantic leading characters closer together.

Martha Mattox plays the wealthy matriarch Doña Bernarda Brull, upset by her son Rafael (Ricardo Cortez) infatuation with the farmer’s (Edward Connelly) daughter, Leonora (Garbo).