In 1950s County Tipperary, Ireland, Father Daniel Barry (Martin Sheen) has one last task to complete before he can return to the Vatican: raise funds for the new town church. Yet after his countryside parish gets electricity for the first time, he decides what the town really needs is a movie house. Unfortunately, the Vatican and Father Barry don't see eye to eye. Caught between Rome and Hollywood – tradition and modernity – Father Barry's struggle reflects the complex and evolving identity of Ireland. Official Selection, 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.
DIR Thaddeus O'Sullivan; SCR Antoine O. Flatharta, based on the novel by Michael Doorley; PROD Jackie Larkin, Lesley McKimm, Maggie Pope. Ireland/Norway/Germany, 2011, color, 87 min. In English. Digital presentation. NOT RATED V L
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