‘The Green Knight’ (The Green Knight), a grim adaptation of Arthurian tales starring Dev Patel, did well in international press screenings and garnered no less than 94% approval.
With a very high score of 8.50 / 10, the general consensus indicates that the film “deconstructs its original material in equal measure, producing an immersive adventure”.
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“Fans of epic tales like ‘The Lord of the Rings’ will be mesmerized by this clever and superb journey” – Deadline.
“’The Legend of the Green Knight’ is the best Arthurian film adaptation” – Polygon.
“The film is more thoughtful than exuberant. He is also fully invested in creating his own magic, at his own pace ”- Chicago Tribune.
“The film is a dreamlike work of art that chronicles the classic hero’s journey as a hypnotic tale fueled by magic and supernatural horror” – THR.
“The Legend of the Green Knight is an incredible experience, informed by Dev Patel’s endless curiosity and his devastating and sultry performance” – Slashfilm.
The feature will be released on July 30.
David Lowery is in charge of production.
The story is a reinvention of the classic legend of Gauvain and the Green Knight. The warrior in question invaded King Arthur’s court, challenging one of the Round Table members to attack him with his ax – but he would return to strike back in a year and a day. Gauvain accepts the challenge and cuts off the head of the Green Knight. In turn, he picks up his own severed skull and says, “See you in a year and a day, Gauvain.” That way it’s up to the young person to figure out how to hold their end of the bargain without losing their mind – literally.
The cast also includes Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Barry Keoghan, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie and Ralph Ineson with.
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