• Dayveon (2017)


Release Date: September 13th, 2017

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary

Struggling with his older brother's death, 13-year-old Dayveon spends the sweltering summer days roaming the streets of his rural Arkansas town. With no parents and few role models, he soon falls in with a local gang. Though his sister's boyfriend tries to provide stability and comfort as a reluctant father figure, Dayveon becomes increasingly drawn into the camaraderie and violence of his new world.

Cast: Devin Blackmon, Dontrell Bright, Kordell Johnson, Chasity Moore, Lachion Buckingham, Marquell Manning

Director: Amman Abbasi

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Gripping , Sister , Fall , Emotional , Transformation , Brother , Murder , 2010s , Growing up , Love , Friend ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 65
    Elizabeth WeitzmanTheWrap

    It’s impossible to remain unmoved by the many contrasts Abbasi carefully arranges. show more

  • 70
    Allan HunterScreen International

    A slight but ultimately moving drama. show more

  • 60
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    Intriguing formal noodlings can’t disguise the cliches in the script. Even so, it’s clear that Abbasi has talent and ambition. show more

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