The Green Knight – USA | Ireland, 2020

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.

Plot:

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…

Release:

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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