26.9. - 5.10.2019

Conspiracy of Silence United Kingdom 2002 | 87 min | OV | | FF 2003

rated for 0 + years
Inspired by a true story, debut director John Deery tells a controversial tale of a young Irish priest, Daniel (Jonathan Forbes), accused of homosexual practice following another priest’s suicide. Forced to leave the seminary, hereturns to his home town where he finds himself torn between his religious calling and his love for his old girlfriend, Sinead (Catherine Walker). A local journalist (Jason Barry) sees a link between the priest’s suicide and Daniel’s expulsion and sets about investigating thechurch’s conspiracy of silence. A film examining the consequences of celibacy for the Catholic church in the 21st century.
Orig. Title: Conspiracy of Silence
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Director: John Deery
Screenplay: John Deery
Cast: Jonathan Forbes, Jason Barry, Brenda Fricken, Hugh Bonneville
Producer: Davina Stanley
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Stephen W. Parsons, Francis Haines
Camera: Jason Lehel
Set Designer:
Cutter: Janie Trevill
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Beyond Films, 22 Newman Street, London, W1P1HB, United Kingdom, Tel.: +44 20 76 36 96 13, Fax.: +44 20 76 36 96 14, e-mail:
Production: Flick Features LTD, 179 Wardour St., London, W1F 8WY, United Kingdom, Tel.: +44 20 78 55 36 36, Fax.: +44 20 78 55 36 97, e-mail: