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Second Coming 2014 15

105 mins United Kingdom Director. Debbie Tucker Green

What if an immaculate conception took place in a South London household? The simple premise belies a complex family drama that upturns notions of British social realism.

Idris Elba and Nadine Marshall play the couple whose relationship is rocked by the news of a pregnancy that can’t be explained. Director Debbie Tucker Green, who built her reputation in theatre and with a series of impressive shorts, crafts a subtle, intelligent and thought-provoking drama that steers clear of any supernatural implications. Studded with impressively authentic performances from its cast, and pregnant with metaphysical mystery, Second Coming is a true original of contemporary British cinema.

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Directed by

Debbie Tucker Green


Nadine Marshall

Idris Elba

Kai Francis-Lewis




The Female Gaze Best of BAFTA Discoveries Festival Debuts Black Star Features Black British Filmmaking


15 strong language




United Kingdom



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