10 21 oct '23
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David Lowery

The Green Knight

3.84/5
Classics 130' - 2021 - Fantasy, Drama, Adventure - Dialogue: English
Director: David Lowery Composer: Daniel Hart With: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Barry Keoghan
"Green is what is left when ardor fades, when passion dies, when we die, too", the inexperienced knight Gawain learns during his quest for eternal glory in the imaginative The Green Knight. An Arthurian legend viewed differently, as visually as overwhelming as it is wonderfully sobering.
Wed 12 Oct
22:15
Sphinx 3
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Thu 13 Oct
19:45
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Thu 20 Oct
16:45
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: Dutch - French
+GUEST
The Green Knight is a unique retelling of the fourteenth-century Arthurian legend about Lord Gawain and his confrontation with the Green Knight. Still green behind the ears himself, Gawain wants to prove himself at all costs as King Arthur's noble cousin and Knight of the Round Table. The journey he undertakes leads him to distant and strange lands. It becomes a quest to find himself, full of folklore and symbolism, carried by the fearless performance of Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire). In this intimate epic, director-screenwriter David Lowery makes incisive comments on medieval myths and chivalric romance, which he reconciles with recurring themes such as mortality and, in light of this, the meaning of a human life. His regular composer Daniel Hart equally interweaves classical and modern musical elements in one of the most memorable scores of that year.
"It’s the movie Lowery was born to make, a dreamy piece of high fantasy that bombards the viewer with visual delights, skimps on all but the most essential dialogue, and turns an age-old tale into something to be puzzled over anew." - The Atlantic

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Creative Partnership

David Lowery and Daniel Hart will tell you exactly how film and music are so intrinsically intertwined in their projects, in their Creative Partnership talk on Friday 21 October during the WSA Film Music Days.

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Credits

Director

David Lowery

Composer

Daniel Hart

With

Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Barry Keoghan

Scenario

David Lowery

Director of Photography

Andrew Droz Palermo

Editor

David Lowery

Producer

David Lowery, Tim Headington, Toby Halbrooks, James M. Johnston, Theresa Steele Page

Production studios

Sailor Bear

Distributor

The Searchers

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Canada, United States of America, Ireland

Screenplay based on

a poem by "The Gawain Poet"

Year

2021

Filmography

David Lowery
Lullaby (short, 2000), Still (short, 2003), Deadroom (2005), Some analog lines (short, 2006), The Outlaw Son (short, 2007), A Catalog of Anticipations (short, 2008), St. Nick (2009), Boycrazy Promo (short, 2009) Boycrazy in Bed (short, 2009), Boycrazy Gets a Job (short, 2009), Boycrazy Bikini Mishap (short, 2009), Boycrazy at the Drug Store (short, 2009), Pioneer (short, 2011), My Daily Routine (short, 2012), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Until We Could (short, 2014), Pete's Dragon (2016), A Ghost Story (2017), The Old Man & The Gun (2018), The Green Knight (2021)

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