Cultivated Mentality is an extremely authentic story based off the riveting novel called “CULTIVATED MENTALITY.” It is a raw and gritty film that takes place in Baltimore, Maryland.. A place often referred to as Bodymore, Murdaland. This film takes you through the life of a young man named Louie Johnson who lived in the suburbs but was taken into a detrimental world by way of his older brother Rico. His brother’s Rico and Eli were heavy hustlers in the streets of West Baltimore. Louie was exposed to things he’s never known existed. Later in life he went out for a government agency only to have those memories come back to haunt him.