The director of The Guard reunites with his muse Brendan Gleeson
Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) is a good-natured priest primarily occupied with doing good in his Irish parish. But his efforts are constantly undermined by his bigoted, hateful community. When he receives a death threat during confession, his life drifts into even darker territory…
John Michael McDonagh has already worked together with Brendan Gleeson in his celebrated first feature , in which Gleeson charmed the audience as a good-hearted, yet corrupt and unbelievably foul-mouthed Irish cop.
The black comedy 'Calvary' puts Brendan Gleeson front and center as a good priest, who is harassed by his depraved Irish community.Calvary