Calm With Horses

Calm With Horses
  • 2019
  • UK
  • 1h 41min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nick Rowland
  • Cast: Barry Keoghan, Ned Dennehy, Anthony Welsh, Cosmo Jarvis

Arm (Jarvis) is a retired boxer who has a yearning to be a better man and a good father, but is manipulated by drug dealer Dympna (Keoghan). Impressive debut feature from Rowland, set in a rural Ireland choked with mud and despair, marbled with black comedy and bursts of shocking brutality.

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Nick Rowland on Calm with Horses: 'The way I looked at all the relationships in the film is they're all trapped by a selfish love'

11 Mar 2020

Director Rowland and leading man Cosmo Jarvis discuss the atmospheric crime drama set in a bleak rural Ireland

Leading man Cosmo Jarvis turns in a breakthrough performance in director Nick Rowland's debut feature film, set in a fictional town on the West Coast of Ireland. Adapted from a novella about a hulking criminal enforcer from Colin Barrett's award-winning…

Calm with Horses

9 Mar 20204 stars

Cosmo Jarvis is compellingly cast in Nick Rowland's raw, atmospheric crime drama

Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth, Farming) is the stand-out in Calm With Horses, an impressive first feature from director Nick Rowland, written by Joseph Murtagh and based on a short story by Colin Barrett. Bulking up for the part, Jarvis plays retired boxer…

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