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Summary Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kely Reilly) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral—and often comic—problems, he fee...

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 42 Critic Reviews
77
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 158 User Ratings
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Summary Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter (Kely Reilly) and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral—and often comic—problems, he fee...

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Generally Favorable Based on 42 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 42 Critic Reviews
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81% Positive
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19% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 158 User Ratings
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Generally Favorable Based on 158 User Ratings
7.4
78% Positive
123 Ratings
16% Mixed
25 Ratings
6% Negative
10 Ratings

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Production Company Fox Searchlight Pictures, Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board, British Film Institute (BFI), Lipsync Productions, Reprisal Films, Octagon Films, Metropolitan Films International
Release Date Aug 1, 2014
Duration 1 h 42 m
Rating R
Tagline Killing a priest on a Sunday. That'll be a good one.
Irish Film and Television Awards
• 3 Wins & 6 Nominations
British Independent Film Awards
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Boston Online Film Critics Association
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations