“The Green Knight” is an Intelligent Journey

A 14th century poem is deconstructed for a 2021 film

Promotional images of “The Green Knight” by A24

Based on the Arthurian legend called “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” the film follows Sir Gawain (Dev Patel) who is King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew.

This version of the tale is written and directed by David Lowery. Though Lowery has talked about films of the…

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