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The Banshees of Inisherin (15) (AD)

Oscar Week 2023

Oscar Week 2023: The Banshees of Inisherin

Nominated for 9 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director - Martin McDonagh reunites Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell in this tragicomedy about the heartbreak of a severed friendship.

Set on a remote island off the West coast of Ireland during the Irish Civil War in 1923, The Banshees of Insherin reunites In Bruges co-stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as lifelong friends Pádraic and Colm, who find themselves at an impasse when Colm unexpectedly cuts all ties with Pádraic.

Aided by his quick-witted sister Siobhán and troubled young islander Dominic played by Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan, Pádraic endeavours to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer. But Pádraic’s repeated efforts only strengthen his former friend’s resolve and when Colm delivers a desperate ultimatum, events swiftly escalate, with shocking consequences. 

Ireland 2022 dir Martin McDonagh 114 min

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‘It’s an end-of-friendship breakup movie that swings between the hilarious, the horrifying and the heartbreaking in magnificent fashion.‘
‘A rare instance of a film being as funny as it is tragic.‘
‘An impeccable cast eats up the succulent dialogue.‘
‘This is McDonagh’s best film since In Bruges.‘

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