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.
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One man is about to challenge two thousand years of tradition.
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The Catholic Church in Ireland were very vocal about their views in having the film banned from theatrical distribution. The film censor disagreed and the film was released with an 18 certificate. This marked a major turning point in the relationship between the church and the Irish Film Censor board. 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
When we were in seminary, it was a sort of standard question: a man tells you in confession that he's poisoned the altar wine. Do you still go out and say Mass? Now, I had no problem with that: I'd go out and say Mass, drink the wine. There's a bit of the martyr in all of us.
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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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