In the wake of his older brother’s death, 13-year-old Dayveon spends the sweltering summer days roaming his rural Arkansas town. When he falls in with a local gang, he becomes drawn to the camaraderie and violence of their world.
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Overwhelming. Clearly influenced by Terrance Mallick and David Gordon Green's George Washington, Dayveon is a perfect example of form matching content. It portrays life from an environment most are not accustomed to seeing while still eliciting grandiose emotions mirroring the universal feeling of the wonderment. We all live in the same world and it's mysteries and wonders are unique and similar to every one of us.