Calvary (2014)

7.3

Movie

Ireland, UK
English
Drama
2014
JOHN MICHAEL MCDONAGH
Aidan Gillen, Anabel Sweeney, Brendan Gleeson
102 min

7.3

Marcia

What it's about

After being threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

The take

This is one of those movies people should watch without any prior knowledge. But if you must, it's about a small town priest (Brendan Gleeson) who is threatened with horrible events by a mysterious member of his perish. Dealing with the threat, the priest is also faced with both the various and never ending problems of his church as well as issues with his own family. Excruciatingly beautiful and extremely well-written.

Comments

The kind of story that will stay with you for a very long time, magically told and marvellously played.

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