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Top 100 Most Anticipated American Indie Films of 2018: #41. Joshua Marston’s Come Sunday

Come Sunday

Joshua Marston‘s fourth feature film once again sees him work within a dramatic genre framework, but becomes a first bio-treatment for the helmer who gave us Maria Full of Grace (2004), The Forgiveness of Blood (2011), and Complete Unknown (2016). The project has had a lot of hopeful starts, since 2010 names such as Marc Forster, Robert Redford, Jeffrey Wright, Jonathan Demme have circled the project, until Joshua Marston and Chiwetel Ejiofor signed on in July. Principal photography began same time last year.

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Written by Marcus Hinchey (All Good Things scribe) and based on actual events and on this This American Life episode, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover, Condola Rashad, Jason Segel, Lakeith Stanfield, Martin Sheen star in this comedy about an internationally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson (Ejiofor) — who is experiencing a crisis of faith — risks his church, family and future when he questions church doctrine and finds himself branded a modern-day heretic.

Release Date/Prediction: This was selected in the Premieres section at the Sundance Film Festival, this will be released via the Netflix folks.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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