TCC Films: Calvary

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“Fr. James (played with magnificent presence by Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest, if a haunted one. He is a widower and an alcoholic with a suicidal daughter and a parish full of troubled townspeople in rural Ireland. One afternoon a parishioner confesses to him that he was serially raped by a now-deceased priest as a child, and as a way of taking revenge, he will kill Fr. James” who is an innocent man. Read the rest of Lauren Ely’s review in First Things here: The Scandal of Calvary. Watch the trailer after the jump:

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