First trailer for John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary

The Guardian has gotten the first trailer for Irish director John Michael McDonagh’s new film Calvary.

Cavalry sees McDonagh team up again with his The Guard star Brendan Gleeson. The film also features a host of great Irish talent with Chris O’Dowd, Aidan Gillen, Brendan’s son Domhnall Gleeson,  Dylan Moran, David Wilmot and Pat Shortt joining international names such as Kelly Reilly, Marie Josée Crozé, and Isaach De Bankolé.

The film is a blackly comedic drama about a priest tormented by his community. Father James is a good man intent on making the world a better place. When his life is threatened one day during confession, he finds he has to battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Cavalry is out in Ireland on April 11th.