Film Reviewed by Kam Williams
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In Theaters: January 16, 2009 (limited) on Netflix
Written and Directed by: Tina Mabry
Runtime: 2 hr.
Based on a true story, a family in rural Mississippi faces tragedy and triumph against the cycles of abuse, addiction and violence that haunt them all. Starring Tessa Thompson (Dear White People), this searing drama from writer/director Tina Mabry chronicles each family member's struggle to escape their circumstances and decide whether to confront or succumb to a crippling fate.