Written and directed by John Michael McDonagh
Rated R | 102 minutes | Official Trailer
Set in Sligo, Ireland, Calvary is a blackly comic drama about a good priest tormented by various members of his community. A good man intent on making the world a better place, Father James is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town. After being threatened during confession, he must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Introduced by BrÍona Nic Dhiarmada
Thomas J. and Kathleen M. O’Donnell Professor of Irish Language and Literature
Concurrent Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre
Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies