In a crime-noir about the urban child-soldier, Akilla Brown captures a fifteen-year-old Jamaican boy in the aftermath of an armed robbery. Over one gruelling night, Akilla confronts a cycle of generational violence he thought he escaped.

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Charles Officer
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Credited cast:
Saul Williams ... Akilla
Thamela Mpumlwana ... Sheppard / Young Akilla
Donisha Rita Claire Prendergast ... Faye
Vic Mensa ... Prince
Olunike Adeliyi ... Thetis
Shomari Downer ... Shadow
Ronnie Rowe ... Clinton
Theresa Tova ... Athena
Brandon Oakes ... Zo
Bruce Ramsay ... Jimmy
Cassius Crieghtney ... Cutty
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pedro Miguel Arce ... Rodrigo
Colm Feore ... Benji
Victor Gomez ... Andres
David Keeley ... Detective Jones
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In a crime-noir about the urban child-soldier, Akilla Brown captures a fifteen-year-old Jamaican boy in the aftermath of an armed robbery. Over one gruelling night, Akilla confronts a cycle of generational violence he thought he escaped.

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Crime | Drama

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Great film
12 June 2021 | by alanselby-60391See all my reviews

Shot so well. Gripping. Great soundtrack. Highly recommend.


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Canada | USA

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English

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1 April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Akilla's Escape See more »

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Canesugar Filmworks See more »
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