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Waiting for pints: Farrell and Gleeson dazzle in isolate tragicomedy The Banshees of Inisherin

Writer-director Martin McDonagh’s The Banshees of Inisherin is a tragicomedy that confronts the viewer with the question of whether one’s existence is meaningful. The film follows Colin Farrell’s Pádraic in his attempts to regain the friendship of ex-drinking buddy Colm, played by Brendan Gleeson, who makes an out-of-the-blue decision to end their friendship. Colm wants to spend what he feels …