Second Coming

  • 105'
  • United Kingdom
  • 2014
Jackie is expecting. That is nothing unusual, but after the birth of her son, J.J., Jackie was told she couldn’t have any more children. She hadn’t been to bed with her husband for months and she hadn’t had relations with anyone else. Immaculate Conception? Is Christ returning to Earth through a middle-class Jamaican family in London?
Jackie isn’t the religious type, she hasn’t seen the Angel Gabriel. The situation only gives her stress and she becomes increasingly introverted. Sometimes, she has inexplicable nosebleeds or suffers hallucinations in which a hurricane rages in her bathroom. In the meantime, Mark ‘s (Idris Elba) pride is hurt and the dreamy J.J. can barely tolerate the quarrels between his parents.
In her gripping debut, Debbie Tucker Green sees how a normal family that is basically harmonious implodes in slow motion. Second Coming is detached and smouldering at the same time. In the end, the birth only partly brings deliverance.
Winner The Big Screen Award 2015
Director
Debbie Tucker Green
Country of production
United Kingdom
Production Year
2014
Festival Edition
IFFR 2015
Length
105'
Medium
DCP
Language
English
Producers
Polly Leys, Kate Norrish
Production Company
Hillbilly Films
Sales
Protagonist Pictures
Cinematography
Urszula Pontikos
Editor
Mark Eckersley
Production Design
Lisa Marie Hal
Sound Design
Kieron Wolfson
Music
Luke Sutherland
Cast
Nadine Marshall, Idris Elba
Website
http://hillbillyfilms.com