The Green Knight – USA | Ireland, 2020

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The Green Knight is a 2020 American-Irish dark fantasy feature film re-telling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Written and directed by David Lowery (A Ghost Story; Pete’s Dragon), the movie stars Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton and Sarita Choudhury.


Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

Along the way, 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…


The Green Knight will be released by A24 in the summer of 2020.

Cast and characters:

  • Dev Patel … Gawain
  • Alicia Vikander … Lady / Essel
  • Joel Edgerton … Lord
  • Sarita Choudhury … Mother
  • Sean Harris … King
  • Kate Dickie … Queen
  • Barry Keoghan … Scavenger
  • Erin Kellyman … Winfred
  • Helena Browne … Blindfolded Woman
  • Ralph Ineson … Green Knight
  • Emilie Hetland … First Thief
  • Anthony Morris … Second Thief
  • Megan Tiernan … Princess / Gawain’s Queen
  • Noelle Brown … Sharecropper’s Wife
  • Aaron Edo … Soldier #2

Technical details:

  • Aspect ratio: 1.85: 1
  • Audio: Dolby Digital

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