The Green Knight (2021)

Director: David Lowery Run Time: 130 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dev Patel, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris

Country: Ireland, Canada, United States
Language: English

About the film:

Originally scheduled to premiere at the cancelled SXSW 2020. An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

“a misty, lavishly scaled medieval odyssey, full of ghosts and magic and hallucinations and wandering”

– Owen Gleiberman for Variety

About the filmmaker:

David Lowery is a visionary filmmaker whose works as a writer and director include Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (2013), Pete’s Dragon (2016), Old Man and the Gun (2017), and A Ghost Story (2017).

Pandemic delays allowed Lowery the opportunity to perfect his latest, The Green Knight, a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table. Read more here.

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