Colin Farrell's new film, featuring close by close buddy Brendan Gleeson, takes the

totally dark humor of their much-cherished "In Bruges" to considerably hazier, more unusual spots.

"The Banshees of Inisherin", which won spouting audits as it debuted in contest at

the Venice Movie Celebration on Monday, reunites Farrell and Gleeson with essayist chief Martin McDonagh following their 2008 hoodlum parody.

Set on a far off Irish island during the nationwide conflict of the 1920s,

it is a shocking story of a maturing man (Gleeson) who one day concludes he can't

burn through any additional time with his more youthful companion (Farrell) who is diverting him from making music.

"It was both intimately acquainted and totally solitary," Farrell told AFP.

'In Bruges' was a fellowship being worked between this odd couple. This is the 

inverse. such an excruciating, fierce dissolving of a kinship.