CALVARY is an upcoming black comedy drama film written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, best known as the writer–director of The Guard. The film re-teams McDonagh and The Guard star Brendan Gleeson, alongside co-stars Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, Marie-Josée Croze, Isaach De Bankolé, Domhnall Gleeson, and David Wilmot.
Set to premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, it is a blackly comedic drama about a priest (Brendan Gleeson) tormented by his community. Father James is a good man intent on making the world a better place. When his life is threatened one day during confession, he finds he has to battle the dark forces closing in around him.
- via Guardian