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Debbie Tucker Green’s SECOND COMING has opened in UK cinemas

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SECOND COMING, Debbie Tucker Green‘s debut feature, has opened in cinemas nationwide. See a list of screenings here: SECOND COMING screenings. It stars Nadine Marshall and Idris Elba.

It is the Observer Film of the Week, and Sight and Sound’s Film of the Month: “This spare style of writing is essential to the films deft manipulation of depth and surface” (Film of the Month June 2015). It was also winner of The Big Screen Award at Rotterdam International Film Festival and nominated in the London Film Festival Best First Feature Competition 2014, Variety say “Offering a fine showcase to a very fine cast […] Idris Elba and Nadine Marshall excel in Debbie Tucker Green’s oblique, engrossing psychodrama.”

Cineuropa says: “She (Tucker Green) gives a masterfully naturalistic space to her actors and they reward her with stellar performances […] The family is just a family. The film is just high drama, and doesn’t rely on simple tricks.”

“This versatile writer-director knows how to draw natural performances from her cast, the playful musical lilt of her dialogue giving way to bouts of resonant silence”
Mark Kermode, The Observer, 4 stars

“Idris Elba gives a powerful performance in an impressive homegrown slice-of-life drama”
Time Out, 4 stars

“An enigmatic and quietly impressive piece of storytelling”
The Times, 4 stars

“A British film of rare ambition and imagination, which builds to a final image of heart-stopping grace”
Radio Times, 4 Stars

“A mysterious & intimate fable […] powerfully acted”
The Guardian, 4 Stars

 

Published: 8th June 2015