- 1 hr 41 min
Calvary is a 2014 drama. Calvary involves an Irish priest who mysteriously finds himself being threatened by a man during confession. The priest then finds that he must defend him and his village from forces that are beyond his control. The priest must forsake his vow to serve peace in the face of this destruction of the way of life of the community. The film features a strong focus on the scenery of rural Ireland and the culture of being a priest in that part of the country. It also focuses on the inner torment of a man who is not sure of what is going to happen, and the film does an excellent job building up tension. Calvary is also known as Kill Confession. The film was written and directed by John Michael McDonagh. The character Father James is played by Brendan Gleeson. The mysterious anti-hero is played by Chris O'Dowd.