Come Sunday

Come Sunday

Come Sunday

Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) is Carlton Pearson, a man who goes from beloved bishop to being labelled a heretic when he preaches that there is no Hell - as told to him by God. Based on an episode of This American Life, the film co-stars Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out), Jason Segel (The Muppets) and screen legends Danny Glover and Martin Sheen.

2018106 minsUSA
Drama
Director:
Joshua Marston ('Complete Unknown', 'Maria Full of Grace', 'The Forgiveness of Blood')
Writer:
Marcus Hinchey
Cast:
Chiwetel EjioforLakeith StanfieldJason SegelCondola RashadDanny GloverMartin SheenJoni BovillDustin Lewis

Come Sunday / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Like the true-life evangelist that inspired it, "Come Sunday" preaches a message of tolerance and inclusivity that couldn't be more relevant in a country grappling with its newfound conservatism.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The good news is that [Chiwetel] Ejiofor is great even in the scenes that don't go anywhere. Those who find heaven here on earth in the form of strong film performances ought to commune with Come Sunday. The rest can sleep in.

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Herald Sun

Herald Sun

A mesmerising contemplation of the clash between rigid dogma and considered reinterpretation.

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Collider

Collider

Those fascinated by crises of faith or stories about religion will find stuff to chew on, but as a feature film it leaves something to be desired.

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