The Banshees of Inisherin

2022 film by Martin McDonagh

The Banshees of Inisherin is a 2022 dark tragic comedy movie directed, written, and co-produced by Martin McDonagh.[5][6] The movie stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two lifelong friends, who are no longer friends which causes bad things to happen to their lives. Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan also star.[7][8]

The Banshees of Inisherin
Directed byMartin McDonagh
Written byMartin McDonagh
Produced by
CinematographyBen Davis[1]
Edited byMikkel E. G. Nielsen
Music byCarter Burwell
Distributed bySearchlight Pictures
Release dates
  • 5 September 2022 (2022-09-05) (Venice)
  • 21 October 2022 (2022-10-21) (Ireland/United Kingdom/United States)
Running time
114 minutes[2]
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Box office$29.1 million[3][4]

The setting is year 1923 on an island, that also is a place of fiction (or not real); The island is on the Irish west coast; A farmer (Colin Farrell) lives there in a simple house with his sister Siobhan (Kerry Condon); They have two cows and a small donkey.[9]



The movie received nine nominations at the 95th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (for McDonagh), Best Actor (for Farrell), Best Supporting Actor (for both Gleeson and Keoghan), Best Supporting Actress (for Condon) and Best Original Screenplay.[10]

It also had eight nominations at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, winning three Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Actor – Musical or Comedy (for Farrell), and Best Screenplay.[11]


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  5. Kermode, Mark (23 October 2022). "The Banshees of Inisherin review – flawless tragicomedy of male friendship gone sour". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 October 2022.
  6. Lillianthal, Sam (7 November 2022). ""Banshees of Inisherin" is a masterful tragicomedy". Pipe Dream. Retrieved 7 November 2022.
  7. Fleming, Mike Jr. (18 February 2020). "Martin McDonagh's New Film with Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson is Titled 'The Banshees of Inisheer'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 19 February 2020. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  8. King, Jack (30 August 2022). "It's an In Bruges reunion for Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in The Banshees of Inisherin". GQ UK. Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  9. Retrieved 2023-01-27
  10. Lee, Maeve (24 January 2023). "Oscars 2023: Record haul for Irish at 95th Academy Awards". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  11. Marszal, Andrew (11 December 2022). "'Banshees of Inisherin' tops nominations as Golden Globes attempt comeback". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 30 December 2022.

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