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"The Green Knight": a great moment in cinema

“The Green Knight”: a great moment in cinema

David Lowery presents a fantastic recreation of part of the Arthurian legend with Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander and Joel Edgerton.

green knight It is primarily a feast for the eyes. Plans – including the first – are studied as paintings with colors and materials to match. The costumes, especially the outfits of Sarita Choudhury, who plays Gawain (Dev Patel)’s mother, is breathtaking.

green knight It is then a cure for the mind, a dream-like world for a filmmaker ghost story It constitutes an astonishing blend of British classics and hallucinatory interpretation, which, at times, reminds of the essentials Excalibur By John Boorman or Guillermo del Toro’s Magical Universe. Shakespeare is also in this green knightHonor, mortality (and immortality), visual dialects Macbeth by Justin Kurzel. David Lowry even talked about Henry V Kenneth Brana as inspiration.

Quote from the fourteenth poemNS a contract, green knight It tells of the quest of Gawain, the nephew of King Arthur (Sean Harris), who agrees to behead the Green Knight (Ralph Ineson), on the condition that he suffer the same fate a year later.

Magic is everywhere. Gawain’s mother is the one who summons the knight. Our hero will cross a people of giants, he will tame a fox, he will come back to life, he will overtake his lover (Alicia Vikander) and he will have to test the limits of his courage and honor.

Hypnotizes David Lowery, and Dave Patel, after his role as David Copperfield in Armando Iannucci, continues to prove he’s one of the classic British actors who are now inescapable.

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“The Green Knight” has been in theaters since Friday, July 30.

Rating: 4 out of 5