R | | Drama
After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
The name of the movie Calvary is a reference to the place outside of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified and is described as being on a hill/mountain shaped like a skull. The word Calvary comes from the Latin word Calvariæ which means skull.
Father James Lavelle:
I think there's too much talk about sins and not enough about virtues.
Fiona Lavelle: What would be your number one?
Father James Lavelle: I think forgiveness has been highly underrated.
The closing credits are inter-cut with empty shots of every main location that Father James Lavelle and his daughter Fiona had a significant conversation in.
$956,273 (UK) (11 April 2014)
$3,593,460 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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