GREEN KNIGHT, THE
An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, THE GREEN KNIGHT tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel, LION, THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE), 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. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery (A GHOST STORY, THE OLD MAN & THE GUN) comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table. DIR/SCR/PROD David Lowery, from the poem "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"; PROD Toby Halbrooks, Tim Headington, James M. Johnston, Theresa Steele Page. U.S./UK/Ireland/Canada, 2021, color, 130 min. RATED R
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