Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an intensely emotional spiritual struggle deciding between choosing morals over religion and one life over another. Written by
Eric Chor <email@example.com>
One man is about to challenge two thousand years of tradition.
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Did You Know?
Director Antonia Bird
was forced to cut a whole scene of Linus Roache
's bare behind to ensure only an R rating in the USA, instead of a notorious NC-13. See more
Father Greg holds up a communion wafer which is smooth. The scene cuts to Graham and then back to Father Greg, and the wafer has a diagonal line across it. See more
Father Greg Pilkington
They used to ask us a question when we were in seminary: a man comes up to you in confession and tells you that he's poisoned the altar wine. Do you go out and say Mass? I had no problem with it; I'd go out and drink the wine. I suppose there's a little of the martyr in all of us.
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE
Written by Otis Blackwell
and Jack Hammer
Copyright 1957 BRS Music Corporation
All rights assigned to Hill & Range Songs Inc.
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