Despite the script's cornball development, this urban drama's genuine compassion for its characters overrides the story's awkwardness. On the cusp of a promising academic career, Columbus, Ohio, high school student Dre (RonReaco Lee) accompanies his ghetto pals on an I-dare-you carjacking. Though Dre's pal Zach (Bizzy Bone) claims the gun isn't loaded, Dre winds up fatally shooting their victim, Harold Barnes (Andrew Ford). During the ensuing police chase, Dre's best friend, Shawn (T-Low), guns down a cop. Shawn graduates to full-time gang activities while the remorseful Dre finishes high school but puts his college plans on hold. Dre secretly seeks out Mr. Barnes' f...