Calvary (2013)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy, Psychological Thriller, Religious Drama  |   Release Date - Aug 1, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Ireland, UK  |   MPAA Rating - R
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His life threatened by an anonymous member of his parish during confession, virtuous Father James (Brendan Gleeson) remains steadfast in his commitment to his congregation while attempting to comfort his delicate-minded daughter (Kelly Reilly). Meanwhile, as the day of his scheduled execution draws near, Father James quietly struggles to summon the courage to face his ultimate fate. Chris O'Dowd, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, M. Emmet Walsh, and Domhnall Gleeson co-star.

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author, church, confession [Catholic], daughter, death-threat, gun, parish, philandering, priest, suicide-attempt