LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th
birthday. Haunted by her past, Angel embarks on a journey with her 10
year-old sister to avenge her mother’s death.
Winner of the NEXT Innovator Award and nominated for Best of Next! at the Sundance Film Festival. Nominated for the Golden Gate Award for New Director at the San Francisco International Film Festival. Nominated for the Big Screen Award at the Rotterdam International Film Festival.
“Though slow, it’s intense, and you’re hooked from its first
scene… to its last, wrenching image. Spiro is a real filmmaker.” – David
Edelstein, New York Magazine
“Like its determined heroine, “Night Comes On” burns with a
smoldering fire, a heat that is no less intense, no less effective, for
remaining largely beneath the surface.” – Kenneth Turan, The Los Angeles Times