While growing up in rural Mississippi, three children from an impoverished black family with a long history of violence, addiction and abuse separately attempt to escape their suffocating circumstances but encounter devastating setbacks.
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A film that deserves more attention. "With no sugarcoating or soap-boxing, Mabry has distilled a wide-ranging snapshot of hardships and turmoil [into a] tightly crafted script [that] never resorts to sentimentality or easy outcomes. It's an incendiary story, told with a firm heart and a supple hand. Mesmerizing ensemble performances." - Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter