The Day Shall Come is a 2019 British-American satirical dark comedy thriller film directed by Christopher Morris.

Official trailers

IFC Films on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 released the trailer:
The Day Shall Come - Official Trailer I HD I IFC Films.

Story intro

Moses Al Shabazz is the impoverished leader of a small religious commune in Miami with three other members, including his wife Venus and followers X and Afrika. The commune, the Star of Six, is a combination of several religious deities, including Allah, "Black Santa", and General Toussaint L'Ouverture. Moses, who - among several other strange beliefs - believes animals can speak to him, preaches of a black uprising to take back the world from their white oppressors, but opposes the use of firearms. He has been prescribed anti-psychotic medication, but does not take it, as it "makes him drowsy". After an attempt to frame a man for a terrorist bombing goes wrong, Agent Kendra Glack of the FBI comes across one of Moses's live-streamed sermons, and decides that he will make the perfect patsy to pin criminal activities on. The FBI plan to arrest Moses after misleading him into committing a criminal act, making them look successful for capturing a dangerous revolutionary. When Moses is served an eviction notice by his landlord, Kendra sends Reza, a pedophilic shopkeeper who is only free because of his cooperation with the FBI, to inform him that his relative is a sheikh affiliated with Al-Qaeda and would like to supply Moses with money and firearms to back his revolutionary preachings. Reza sets up a meeting between Moses and Nura, another FBI informant pretending to be the sheikh, but Moses initially asks only for farm equipment and a horse. Upon further consideration of how much money the guns will allow him to get from the sheikh, however, Moses contacts the sheikh and agrees to accept fifty Kalashnikov rifles.

Cast

Marchánt Davis
Moses
Anna Kendrick
Kendra Glack
Danielle Brooks
Venus
Denis O'Hare
Andy Mudd
Kayvan Novak
Reza
Jim Gaffigan
Lemmy
Miles Robbins
Josh
Adam David Thompson
Stevie Book
Pej Vahdat
Nura
James Adomian
Chief Settmonk
Mousa Kraish
Malik
Andrel McPherson
Farmer Afrika
Malcolm M. Mays
Farmer X (as Malcom Mays)
Calah Lane
Rosa
Curtiss Cook Jr.
Evangeliste
Michael Braun
Richard Signal
Drew Gehling
Mr. Foltz
Rodney Richardson
Ruben
Isaiah Stratton
HRT Leader

About

The film The Day Shall Come was scheduled to be released on March 11, 2019 (SXSW), on September 27, 2019 (United States) and on October 11, 2019 (United Kingdom) by Entertainment One and IFC Films.

The duration of the film is 88 minutes. The film grossed over $21,932.

Rating

The Day Shall Come got high rating from critics.

External links

Official website: ifcfilms.com/films/the-day-shall-come

IMDB: The Day Shall Come

Wikipedia: The Day Shall Come

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