Synopsis by Jonathan Crow
David Gordon directs this bleak drama about a gang of rural teens going astray. The title character is 13-year-old boy who lives in an impoverished corner of North Carolina. While wandering around with his rag-tag band of mates, one boy gets inadvertently killed. Fearing parental retribution, the gang hides the body. Later, matters comes to a head when guilt and anxiety starts to take its toll.
lower-class, poverty, pre-teen, small-town, anxiety, guilt
High Artistic Quality, Sleeper