Their parents and close friends are all struggling — with money, with addictions, with violent histories and difficult pasts.
Charlie (Jossie Thacker) is an alcoholic living with a man who sleeps around on her.
is a rare, exceptional film, one that covers enormous amounts of emotional territory and manages to impart sadness and hope in equal measures.
Written and directed by Tina Mabry, who penned the hilarious , the movie dives deep into the heart of the American south, with an unflinching eye towards racism and poverty.
Based on true events, the drama is achingly, refreshingly real.