Martin McDonagh reunites with Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson (‘In Bruges’), this time as a feuding couple.
A remote island off the west coast of Ireland. Two lifelong friends, Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson), are not going through their best moment. So Colm decides to end the friendship suddenly.but Pádraic will not give up and will try to keep it at all costs.
A story of love and friendship
Banshees by Inisherinof exclusive release in theaters on February 3 It is, without a doubt, one of the cinematographic events of the year. And it is for several reasons. Let’s see them in more detail:
First, Banshees by Inisherin brings us back to a couple of actors of indisputable talent, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, who were already part of the cast of Hiding in Brugesa comedy with touches of thriller that he earned the respect of international critics; second, because the movie has been collecting awards wherever it has been exhibited: has been awarded at the Venice International Film Festival for Best Screenplay and Best Actor and also at the last edition of the Golden Globes, where he won the award for Best Musical or Comedy Film, Best Actor for Colin Farrell and Best screenplay; and third, because behind the cameras is the prestigious filmmaker Martin McDonagh, director of Three Billboards Outside —Oscar for Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell— and the aforementioned Hiding in Bruges.
Without a doubt, McDonagh’s endorsement is reason enough to know that we are facing a title of unquestionable quality. A story of friendship through time in the captivating setting of Inishmore and Achill Island. However, we not only have the signature of an author of proven quality. His cast also includes names like Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan, among others.
But, without a doubt, the stars that shine the brightest in Banshees by Inisherin are its leading actors, who have already given their chests in the magnificent Hiding in Bruges. Both Farrell and Gleeson -a prestigious Irish actor who has worked under acclaimed directors such as Stephen Frears, Joel Coen, John Boorman and Robert Zemeckis- give a real acting master class on tapewith diametrically opposed personalities and that have made them worthy of high praise from international critics.
Of Banshees by Inisherin Things have been said like “Farrell is fantastic, doing one of his best performances.” Or that it is “Martin McDonagh’s richest and most moving film”. Definitely, an emotional film that will remain in the memory of those who go to see it in theaters; a story of characters with edges, complexes… Like life itself.
Also, Banshees by Inisherin follow its triumphant passage through festivals and award ceremonies. Today, January 24, the 2023 Oscar Nominations have been announced the film has received no fewer than nine nominations: Best Picture, Best Direction, Best Actor and two for Best Supporting Actor for Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan respectively, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Music.
Remember: next February 3 —exclusively in theaters— you can enjoy one of the best films of the year. Souls in pain by Inisherin has arrived to move you, to make you laugh and cry and to make you spend 114 unforgettable minutes. Because cinema, after all, is about that.