Calvary


Calvary
A Catholic priest 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 and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral and sometimes hilarious problems, he feels sinister forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary. This film has a very limited release.

100 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Drug abuse).
Drama, Religious.

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Credits

Cast
Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran
Director
John Michael McDonagh
ScreenplayJohn Michael McDonagh
MusicPatrick Cassidy
CinematographyLarry Smith
EditingChris Gill
Sound formatsDolby
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byReprisal Films, Octagon Films, Lipsync Productions, Irish Film Board

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageFrequent, with a strong impact
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceInfrequent but strong impact
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
5
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
2
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
5

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
17 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconCatholic shame a priest's burden
15
Die Burger
Riëtte Grobler quote iconSomber kragtoer laat raai én hoop
15
Cape Times
David Rooney quote iconCrackling dialogue
15
Metacritic.com
42 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
141 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconLed by a brilliant performance from Brendan Gleeson, Calvary tackles weighty issues with humor, intelligence, and sensitivity.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconMature material in thoughtful, powerful Irish drama.
15

What the People say

Internet
12607 Netizens quote icon Best so far in 2014
15

Average .. 77%

15

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