The Banshees of Inisherin

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Plot

“The Banshees of Inisherin” is the story of a long-life friendship set at the end of the Irish Civil War in 1923.

Pádraic and Colm live on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland.

Suddenly, Colm ends his friendship with Pádraic leading to alarming consequences for both of them.

Pádraic is nice and loved by all the islanders, but he is boring and simple.

Colm is an old musician who wants to compose music and do things to be remembered for.

He thinks Pádraic is too dull for him, and he just doesn't like him anymore.

A stunned Pádraic, aided by his sister Siobhán and troubled young islander Dominic, tries hard to repair the relationship, refusing to take no for an answer, but his efforts lead to a stronger will in his friend to end their friendship, and shocking consequences occur.

Starring

Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Barry Keoghan and Kerry Condon

Locations on Achill Island

Cloughmore (JJ Devine's Pub), Purteen Harbour (O'Riordan's shop), Keem Bay (Colm Doherty's house), Corrymore Lake (Mrs McCormick's cottage) and St. Thomas's Church in Dugort.

Screenplay

Martin McDonagh

Director

Martin McDonagh

Producer

Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin, Martin McDonagh

At the 80th Golden Globe, the movie won the best comedy or musical film award.

Colin Farrell took best actor in a musical or comedy for his touching performance as the spurned friend of Brendan Gleeson’s grumpy character.

McDonagh secured the prize for best screenplay.



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