Akilla's Escape

| 90 min
| French German

A neo-noir thriller set to the soundtrack of Massive Attack's 3D. Exiled Jamaican Akilla wants to get out of the weed business with one last big deal. The Canadian government legalizes marijuana and Toronto-based Akilla stumbles into a robbery by a hostile gang decides while making his last delivery. The robbers escape with the stash, but Akilla manages to capture one of the robbers, a teenager named Sheppard. While trying to retrieve the loot, Akilla recognizes herself in Sheppard. "A very cool, low-key neo-noir with an interesting setting and very engaging lead characters. Saul Williams brings an impressive amount of depth to Akilla." (CG Mag Online)