On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a 69% approval rating, and the site calls the story "fresh for a new generation".
After a long night of partying, an intoxicated Bobby Moore and his friends are killed when their car collides head-on with a truck on a bridge on their way home to the town of Bomont, Georgia.
This prompts his father Shaw Moore, the Reverend of the town's church to persuade the city council to pass several draconian laws, including a ban on all unsupervised dancing within the city limits (based, in part, on the highly controversial New York City Cabaret Law).
Three years later, Boston-raised teenager Ren Mc Cormack moves to Bomont to live with his uncle, aunt, and cousins after his mother's death from leukemia and his father's abandonment.
Ren goes inside the mill and exclaims "Hey, I thought this was a party!