Cleveland International Film Festival } March 30 – April 10, 2022

The Tomorrow Man

Year: 2018
Country: United States
Run Time: 94 minutes

The Tomorrow Man
The Tomorrow Man
The Tomorrow Man

The end is near, and Ed is more than prepared. When not lecturing his son, Brian, about the obvious warning signs of the world’s looming demise, Ed keeps apprised of the evening news and imparts his wisdom on keen listeners in online chat rooms. During one of his daily visits to the local grocery store, where he steadily builds his inventory of batteries and canned tuna, Ed meets Ronnie, an endearing woman whom he is convinced is a fellow prepper. Although Ed and Ronnie both tend to keep to themselves, the pair hits it off and an affectionate romance begins. As the couple grows closer, they allow one another into their guarded lives, attempting to make room for love among their mounting collection of belongings. With impressive performances and undeniable chemistry between the film’s leads, John Lithgow and Blythe Danner, THE TOMORROW MAN illustrates a couple’s stronghold on sorrows of the past and worries of the future, which they must set aside to live for today. —A.B.

CIFF43 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, April 05, 2019 at 7:10 PM -
Friday, April 05, 2019 at 8:44 PM

Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 2:25 PM -
Sunday, April 07, 2019 at 3:59 PM

American Independents Competition

Noble Jones

An award-winning director and cinematographer, Noble Jones’ career has spanned many years in the world of commercials, music videos, and documentaries. Early in his career, Jones worked with inmates to create dramatic training films for the NYC Department of Correction. A member of the Writer’s Guild, Jones has written several scripts in various stages of development and collaborated on many projects. He lives in the Los Angeles area and is managed by Anonymous Content.


Luke Rivett, Nicolas Bertelsen, James Schamus, Tony Lipp

Noble Jones

Noble Jones

Zimo Huang

Principal Cast
John Lithgow, Blythe Danner, Derek Cecil, Katie Aselton, Sophie Thatcher, Eve Harlowe

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