Comes A Bright Day
Comes A Bright Day (2012)

A bungled London jewel heist erupts into violence as police close in, and a psychotic criminal mastermind grows desperate to find an elusive gem in this claustrophobic thriller starring Kevin McKidd and Timothy Spall. Meanwhile, as tensions… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: November 13, 2012
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Aboud has a strong visual sense - the framing is precise, the colours rich - but with a threadbare, episodic plot, thin characters and uninspired dialogue, this soon outstays its welcome.

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Peter Bradshaw

Roberts turns in an interesting performance, but the film is treacly and contrived.

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Paul M. Bradshaw
Total Film

Aboud summons an impressive array of talent for his debut feature, pitched as an odd mix of indie-Brit parlour farce and Dog Day Afternoon.

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Emma Simmonds
The List

Ultimately, Comes a Bright Day offers insufficient excitement and - like its incompetent robbers - once it battens down those hatches the film has nowhere to go.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Props to director Simon Aboud for trying something a little different, even if things didn't quite come together.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

[An] ambitious but flawed heist-cum-love story.

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Jennifer Tate

A charming and thrilling coming-of-age story packed with impressive performances and a charismatic dialogue.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
"I was lucky enough to stumble upon this streaming on Netflix. It's a film that can logged under the following, comedy, crime-thriller, and romance.… More