4 Oct 1995

Director: Antonia Bird



103 min

An idealistic young priest arrives to work in inner city Liverpool. Deeply troubled by his sexuality, he struggles with his vow of celibacy as he embarks on a homosexual affair which leaves him racked with guilt. Written by Jimmy McGovern (Brookside, Cracker), Priest is a witty, provocative and compassionate film. Priest won the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film at Edinburgh 1994.