Calvary

Screening: May 10, 2014, 7:45pm

image-7d1ff209-68c6-4fa0-8c36-445273835913Running Time: 100 minutes

Directed by John Michael McDonagh

Starring Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly, Chris O’Dowd, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, Isaach De Bankole, M. Emmet Walsh, Marie-Josee Croze, and Domhnall Gleeson

Synopsis:
CALVARY’s Father James (BRENDAN GLEESON) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (KELLY REILLY) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral – and often comic – problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary.

What the Critics Are Saying:
“Brendan Gleeson gives a performance of monumental soul in John Michael McDonagh’s masterful follow-up to ‘The Guard.'”
–Justin Chang, Variety

“Philosophically dense, emotionally powerful with a challenging narrative, Calvary is an examination of religion in a world increasingly out-of-tune with, and without need for, the institution.”
–Brian Tallerico, Film Threat

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