YOUNG CESAR is the story of Ali Dean (Clifton Powell) and his failure as a father to his two sons, Cesar (Dominic Daniel) and Tariq (Sam Sarpong). Ali is sentenced to a life behind bars for a vicious murder during a botched robbery attempt on the Dean family in the â€™80s. In jail and unable to guide his sons through the perils of the rough streets on which they grow up, Ali sits helplessly as he watches Cesar become trapped within the growing and lucrative drug trade. The story speeds full circle as Ali is ultimately released from prison on the very same day that Cesar starts his own life sentence.
Young Cesar is a contemporary nail biting Urban Drama, exploring themes of family, fatherhood, promise, redemption and the consequences of limited choices of life in the rough streets of the inner city.