• Stella Days (2012)

Stella Days

Release Date: June 22nd, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary

In 1950s Ireland, a film-loving priest (Martin Sheen) meets with unexpected resistance when he tries to convince parishioners to bring a bit of Hollywood to their village by opening a cinema.

Cast: Martin Sheen, Trystan Gravelle, Marcella Plunkett, Joseph O'Sullivan, Stephen Rea, Tom Hickey, Derble Crotty, Amy Huberman

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Playing an emotionally burdened small-town Catholic priest in culturally isolated 1950s Ireland, Martin Sheen does his best work since "The West Wing" in Thaddeus O'Sullivan's Stella Days. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Thanks to its understated elegance and surpassing central performance, this modest, too-eagerly schematic period drama is more engrossing than it has a right to be. show more

  • 38
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Sheen's throwback portrayal is appealing enough, but flat characters, dull revelations and uninvolving complications make this deliberately small film feel nearly microscopic. show more

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