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The Banshees of Inisherin (Screenplay)

Martin McDonagh

A new macabre and haunting comedy from the writer of In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571381708
Date Published
20.10.2022
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Summary

The screenplay of the latest macabre and haunting comedy from the writer of In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Winner: Best Screenplay, BAFTAs 2023
Winner: Best Screenplay, Golden Globe Awards 2023.
Winner: Best Screenplay, Venice Film Festival 2022.

What is he, twelve? Why doesn’t he want to be friends with you no more?

1923. As shots ring out from the warring mainland, on the island of Inisherin it’s the rift between old drinking pals P√°draic and Colm that leads both men to ever more alarming action.

‘Simply perfect . . . a bleakly funny yet often unutterably poignant drama that consistently recalls the best of Beckett. . . . It is proper art.’ The Times

Quietly magnificent.’ Variety

Critic Reviews

Simply perfect . . . a bleakly funny yet often unutterably poignant drama that consistently recalls the best of Beckett. . . . It is proper art.

The Times
Critic Reviews

Slippery, complex . . . murkily magnificent . . . shoulder-shudderingly funny.

Daily Telegraph
Critic Reviews

The ornately verbal, gruffly poetic and violently hilarious vernacular of McDonagh's best writing . . . [This] quietly magnificent film is mythic in its rage and resonance . . . caustically, hauntingly and sometimes raucously sad.

Variety
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Martin McDonagh’s first play,¬†The Beauty Queen of Leenane,¬†was nominated for six Tony awards, of which it won four, and the Laurence Olivier Award. In 2003, his play¬†The Pillowman¬†had its world premiere at the National Theatre, London, and received the 2004 Olivier Award. In 2006, Martin McDonagh won an Oscar for his short film¬†Six Shooter.¬†In Bruges¬†won a BAFTA for Best Original…

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