Better Mus' Come

Genre : Political
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2010
Format : Feature
http://www.affrm.com/better-mus-come

Passion, politics and poverty collide as this stunning love story unfolds against a backdrop of political turmoil.

"You cannot fight the righteous battle with weapons of war, or else you will join the army of destruction"

A stunning love story unfolding at one of the most violent moments in Jamaican history, when rival gangs were enlisted by warring political factions to disrupt the democratic process - and bloodshed was unleashed on the streets.
In Kingston, Jamaica, in the late 1970s, the two main political parties enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies and advance their political agenda. Young Ricky is a community leader and father, whose gang is aligned to one party. One day he meets Kamala, who belongs to a community controlled by the other party, and the two instantly connect. Will their love triumph, or will bigger forces win the day? Based on true events.

Directed By Storm Saulter

2010, Jamaica, Narrative feature / 104 minutes / English / 16+



Better Mus' Come is the debut film of writer/director Storm Saulter and was produced by award-winning filmmaker Paul Bucknor (The Full Monty). The film has a sizzling original score and all Jamaican lead cast, with an electrifying cameo appearance by Roger Guenveur Smith (Malcolm X, Do the Right Thing, American Gangster) as Prime Minister, delivering the political speech that ended with the promise, "Better Mus Come!", reflecting his party's commitment to greater social justice and equality for all Jamaicans.

Avec
Sheldon Shepherd, Nicole Grey, Ricardo Orgill, Everaldo Creary, Roger Guenveur Smith

Réalisé par Storm Saulter
Scénario par Storm Saulter
Produit par Paul Bucknor

Twitter: @BetterMusCome
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IN THEATERS (Usa): MARCH 2013
The first acquisition of @AFFRM's new ARRAY label

2011 / Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival
* Best Picture
www.ttfilmfestival.com/2011/07/better-mus-come/

2011 / Bahamas International Film Festival
* Best Picture

2012 / Pan African Film Festival
* Best Director

2012 / American Black Film Festival
* Best Actor

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