Dark comedy a shining hit
Black humour underscores his second feature after The Guard (2011), part of a series which the director has termed the Glorified Suicide Trilogy.
The film opens as a priest, Father James (Gleeson), listens to a man in the confession box who tells him in painfully explicit terms how he was sexually abused by a priest from the age of seven. That priest is now dead and the unknown confessor has decided to take his revenge on a ‘good’ priest, Father James himself. The execution will take place in a week’s time on the beach. It is an