The Banshees of Inisherin

Directed by Martin McDonagh
Country:
Ireland, United Kingdom
Year:
2022

“The result feel closer than any of his previous films to the barbed, intimate lyricism of McDonagh's work as a playwright, an more deeply, sorrowfully felt to boot.” Variety

Set during the Irish Civil War, on a coastal Island, lifelong friends Pádraic and Colm, suddenly find themselves at an impasse when Colm unexpectedly ends their friendship.

A stunned Pádraic, endeavours to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer. But when Colm delivers a desperate ultimatum, the whole village become involved in the standoff, with events swiftly escalating, with shocking consequences.

With his latest film offering Martin McDonagh brings us a gentle and brutal tale of a broken friendship, a rich, soulful journey, full of agony, laughter and big, haunting questions.

Boasting standout performances from Brendan Gleeson, Colin Farrell, Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan, the chemistry between the entire cast is the beating heart of this tragicomedy. 


PREVIOUSLY SCREENED AT:

Pavilion Theatre

Riverbank Arts Centre

Solstice Arts Centre