2014 (Ireland / UK) (Comedy, Drama)
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly
Director: John Michael McDonagh
In the darkness of the confession box, Father James (Brendan Gleeson) learns he is about to be killed. Behind the grille, a shadowy parishioner explains that he was abused as a child by a priest. That priest is now dead, so it’s Father James who must pay. The mystery voice gives James seven days to put his affairs in order as the murder is fixed for next Sunday.
Part Father Ted, part Tarantino, Calvary is a wickedly funny black comedy, all fatalism and gallows humour which is as audacious as it is beautiful. It has a terrific supporting cast with a magnificent central performance by Brendan Gleeson. (1hr 40min)
Tickets on sale 14th August 2014