The Green Knight
- US / Ireland
- 2h 5min
- Directed by: David Lowery
- Written by: David Lowery
- Cast: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Barry Keoghan, Ralph Ineson
- UK release: 24 September 2021
Fantasy adaptation based on the Arthurian legend.
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An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), 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 comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.
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The Green Knight21 Sep 2021
Dev Patel takes on the titular adversary in David Lowery's artful take on an Arthurian myth
Following on from his outstanding work in The Personal History of David Copperfield, Dev Patel continues to challenge what a role for a British-Asian actor looks like, as he assumes the lead in a medieval yarn inspired by a lesser-known Arthurian myth.
Dev Patel to star in Green Knight5 Mar 2019
Dev Patel is set to star in 'Green Knight'. The 28-year-old actor will star as Sir Gawain in the upcoming retelling of 14th century Arthurian poem 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' from David Lowery and independent entertainment company A24. The story…
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