Aurora Williams is a 17-year-old girl living with her parents in the New Orleans neighborhood known locally as the 9th Ward. A talented young pianist, Aurora is on the verge of leaving for college to study music when she discovers her cousin Tyrell is responsible for a heinous high-profile murder. Soon, Aurora faces a dire conundrum - turning Tyrell in is obviously the proper thing to do, but societal conventions and family loyalties complicate an already tense situation... Nobody wants to be branded "a snitch" in the tight-knit community of the 9th Ward. With a large reward at stake and the police closing in on Tyrell, Aurora must decide if she is willing to risk the safety of her family in order to do what is right.
Some secrets shouldn't stay hidden...
Did You Know?
Jonathan 'J-Rock' Dotson, who plays the victim of a drive-by shooting in the opening sequence, was actually shot and killed 3 months after production ended only one block from the primary location. A QUIET STORM is dedicated to his memory. See more