Father James is a good priest faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral- and often- comic problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary: knowing he could be murdered by one of his parishioners 7 days from today.
To me this was a great film on ethics. Individual rights, justice, and virtue…
Can unfettered individual rights, even for justice, sustain a society that in the mainstream seeks fairness, well being and collective prosperity, particularly for the disempowered?