The Green Knight
Saturday, Aug 28 at 6:30 pm
Location: Bartos Screening Room
Dir. David Lowery. 2021. 125 mins. DCP. With Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton. 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 acclaimed filmmaker David Lowery (A Ghost Story, The Old Man & the Gun) comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.