The music composer found inspiration for his directorial debut while working on a documentary about organized crime in Chicago. The story of thirteen-year-old Dayveon, whose older brother's death leads him to join the local gang, is unusually narrated with a sensitive poetic style, visually idealizing the harsh world of lonely adolescence. This intimate yet powerful film resonated at numerous festivals, including last year's Sundance.
Director: Amman Abbasi
Screenplay: Amman Abbasi, Steven Reneau
Director of Photography: Dustin Lane
Editor: Michael Carter, Dominic LaPerriere
Music: Amman Abbasi
Producer: Alexander Uhlmann
Sales: Visit Films
Original title: Dayveon
Country: USA
Year of production: 2017
Length (min): 75
Language: English
Subtitles: Czech
Section: Made in USA
Sponsors: Velvyslanectví Spojených států amerických

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