Irish Films

Dog’s Movie House: “The Banshees Of Inisherin” A Wonderful Look At Ireland And A Soured Friendship!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at a wonderful film from writer/director Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges”). It’s titled “The Banshees Of Inisherin” and the setup is deceptively simple: Friends Padraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson) having a parting of the ways when Colm simply informs Padraic that he simply “doesn’t like him anymore” and wants nothing to do with him. Padraic, a decent but somewhat slow fellow, doesn’t understand why the sudden change in his friend and goes about trying to repair a friendship Colm isn’t interested in having anymore. The disagreement escalates gradually until extreme actions are taken by both sides to settle the matter.

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