Part of the European Perspectives Strand
Tom Holland, Richard Armitage, Jon Bernthal, Stanley Weber, John Lynch, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Hugh O’Connor
Director of Photography: Tom Comerford
Editor: Mairead McIvor
Produced by: Conor Barry, John Keville, Benoit Roland
Music: Stephen McKeon
Screenplay by: Jamie Hannigan
Production Designer: Owen Power
In 13th century Ireland, a group of Catholic monks are forced, by order of Rome, to help transport their most sacred relic back to Italy. Their journey through a brutal and stark landscape filled with warring clans is punctuated by betrayal and murder. Only the silent stranger (Jon Bernthal from Marvel’s Daredevil) who washed onto their shores years before, is able to help the monks. A bloody and visceral examination of faith and fear, beautifully shot by Brendan Muldowney (who made cult film Love Eternal) and with a cast including Tom Holland, the new Spider-Man.
Supported by Culture Ireland.
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