The Banshees of Inisherin
A poster of two men standing by a sea shore with a dog lying between them. The tagline reads, "Everything was fine yesterday."
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMartin McDonagh
Written byMartin McDonagh
Produced by
CinematographyBen Davis[1]
Edited byMikkel E. G. Nielsen
Music byCarter Burwell
Distributed bySearchlight Pictures
Release dates
  • 4 September 2022 (2022-09-04) (Venice)
  • 21 October 2022 (2022-10-21) (United States)
Running time
108 minutes[2]
  • Ireland
  • United States
  • United Kingdom

The Banshees of Inisherin is an upcoming comedy-drama film written and directed by Martin McDonagh. It stars Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, and Barry Keoghan.

It is scheduled to have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on 4 September 2022 and is scheduled to be released in the United States on 21 October 2022 by Searchlight Pictures.


Conflict arises between two friends when one of them abruptly ends their friendship, with alarming consequences for both of them.



It was announced in February 2020 that Martin McDonagh had set his next directorial effort up with Searchlight Pictures, and it would see him reunite with his In Bruges stars Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell.[3] In August 2021, Barry Keoghan and Kerry Condon were added to the cast.[4]

Filming began in August 2021 in Inishmore.[5] Scenes were also shot on Achill Island.[6] Filming wrapped on October 23, 2021.[7]


It is scheduled to have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on 4 September 2022, followed by its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival that same month. It is scheduled to be given a limited theatrical release on 21 October 2022.[8]


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  2. ^ "The Banshees of Inisherin". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved 28 July 2022.
  3. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (18 February 2020). "Martin McDonagh's New Film With Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson Is Titled The Banshees Of Inisheer". Deadline. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  4. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (10 August 2021). "Three Billboards & Better Call Saul Actress Kerry Condon Joins Martin McDonagh's The Banshees of Inisherin". Deadline. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  5. ^ Kelly, Clara (22 August 2021). "Barry Keoghan to star in new Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell movie, The Banshees Of Inisherin". Joe. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  6. ^ Cullen, Michelle (16 July 2021). "Extras wanted for Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell's new film The Banshees of Inisheer". Irish Mirror. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  7. ^ Keoghan, Barry [@BarryKeoghan] (23 October 2021). "The Banshees of Inisheer Wrapped ☘️🐺❤️" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 21 January 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2022 – via Twitter.
  8. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (25 February 2022). "Disney Sets 2023 Release For Haunted Mansion". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 25 February 2022.