Home » News
Home » News

Sundance trailer of the day: 'Calvary' [video]

Published December 16, 2013 2:20 pm
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The countdown commences toward the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, which begins Jan. 16 — exactly one month from today.

To whet the appetite for the madness to come in Park City (and in venues in Salt Lake City, Ogden and the Sundance resort), The Salt Lake Tribune today launches on this blog its "trailer of the day" feature, highlighting a movie coming to the festival.

Starting off the parade of trailers is "Calvary," a dark comedy from Irish writer-director John Michael McDonagh, whose comedy "The Guard" played Sundance in 2011.

This one, like that one, stars Brendan Gleeson, the charming Irish actor best known as Mad Eye Moody in the "Harry Potter" films. Gleeson plays a well-intentioned priest in an Irish village who one morning is told by someone in the confessional, "I'm going to kill you, Father."

The movie co-stars Chris O'Dowd ("Bridesmaids") and Kelly Reilly ("Flight"), and debuts in the Premieres section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It's first screening is Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6:45 p.m., at the Eccles Theatre in Park City.






Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus