Second Coming

Second Coming Feature Film


Set in present day London, Jackie (Nadine Marshall) is pregnant and knows it’s not her husband’s (Idris Elba). She says she hasn’t slept with anybody else and now she doesn’t know if she is losing her mind. Over the course of a year the film follows the couple and their 11 year old son JJ (Kai Francis Lewis) as Jackie struggles to explain her pregnancy and accusations start to fly.


  • NOMINATED - BAFTA 2016 - Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer (Debbie Tucker Green)

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Belfast Film Festival 2015 - New Cinema

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - BFI London Film Festival 2014 - First Feature

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Dublin International Film Festival 2015 - International

  • WINNER - International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) 2015 - Big Screen Award

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - London Critics Circle Film Awards 2016 - ALFS Award (Idris Elba)

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Mill Valley Film Festival 2015 - World Cinema

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Glasgow Film Festival 2015 - Best of British

  • WINNER - Rotterdam International Film Festival 2015 - Big Screen Award

  • OFFICAL SELECTION - Rotterdam International Film Festival 2015 - KNF Award

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Stockholm Film Festival 2014 - Competition

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Sydney Film Festival 2015

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Toronto International Film Festival 2014 - Discovery Award

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2015 - Panorama


"Debbie Tucker Green's dreamy, ambiguous urban parable is rooted in utterly believable performances" ★★★★✩ Mark Kermode - The Guardian

"Idris Elba and Nadine Marshall excel in Debbie Tucker Green's oblique, engrossing psychodrama"  Andrew Barker - Variety

"Second Coming is full of fine performances and subtle observations, particularly on the fragile power balance between parents, children and other family members" Stephen Dalton - Hollywood Reporter

"This is a British film of rare ambition and imagination"  ★★★★✩ Trevor Johnstone - Radio Times

"An impressive slice-of-life drama that's tinged with unease and strangeness" ★★★★✩ Dave Calhoun - Time Out

"Second Coming is an enigmatic and quietly impressive piece of storytelling" ★★★★✩ Wendy Idea - The Times(UK) 

"A soulful drama that heralds the arrival of a new voice in British cinema" ★★★✩✩ Simon Crook - Empire Magazine

"A mysterious and intimate fable in the guise of gritty social realism, simply and powerfully acted" ★★★★✩ Peter Bradshaw - The Guardian

"A scintillating psychological drama" ★★★★✩ Ben Nicholson - Cinevue

"Heralds the emergence of a major filmmaking talent in Debbie Tucker Green" ★★★★✩ Ashley Clark - Little White Lies

"An exceptional piece of drama" ★★★★✩ Thomas Humphrey - Cineuropa