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 2021. The movie has been rated R.
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
Aspect ratio: 1.85: 1
Audio: Dolby Digital