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The Banshees of Inisherin

October 21, 2022
1hr 54min
Status: released

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  • Principal photography began in August 2021 in Inishmore and wrapped in October 2021.
  • This is Martin McDonagh’s first film set in Ireland since his Oscar-winning short film breakthrough “Six Shooter (2004).”
  • The film had its world premiere on September 5, 2022, at the 79th Venice International Film Festival, where Colin Farrell won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor and Martin McDonagh won the Golden Osella for Best Screenplay. It also received a 15-minute standing ovation from the audience, the longest of that year’s festival.
  • The film received nine nominations at the 95th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Colin Farrell), Best Supporting Actor (Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan), Best Supporting Actress (Kerry Condon), and Best Original Screenplay.
  • It was named one of the Top Ten Films of 2022 by the National Board of Review. It has since been cited as among the best films of the 2020s so far.
  • The Banshees of Inisherin was theatrically released in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States on 21 October 2022 by Searchlight Pictures. The film received widespread critical acclaim, with particular praise for McDonagh’s direction and screenplay, the performances of the cast, and Carter Burwell’s score.
  • The Banshees of Inisherin grossed $10.6 million in the U.S. and Canada, and $38.7 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $49.3 million against a $20 million budget.
  • The film was released on rental PVOD and made available to stream on HBO Max on 13 December 2022, and was released on Blu-ray and DVD on 20 December 2022 by 20th Century Home Entertainment and Disney / Buena Vista; bonus features include the featurette “Creating The Banshees of Inisherin” and deleted scenes.