Pentecost (film)

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Pentecost short poster.png
Film poster
Directed by Peter McDonald
Produced by Eimear O'Kane
Written by Peter McDonald
Story by Peter McDonald
Starring Andrew Bennett
Scott Graham
Michael McElhatton
Don Wycherley
Music by John McPhillips
Cinematography Patrick Jordan
Edited by John O'Connor
Release date
  • December 4, 2011 (2011-12-04) (Ireland)
  • March 4, 2011 (2011-03-04) (United States)
Running time
11 minutes
Country Ireland
Language English

Pentecost is a 2011 Irish live action short film directed by Peter McDonald. The film was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.[1]

The film follows an eleven-year-old boy who is a last-minute call-in by his local parish to serve as an altar boy at an important mass.


  1. ^ Debruge, Peter (February 21, 2012). "Review: 'The Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2012: Live Action'". Variety. Retrieved January 17, 2016. 

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