Reel Shorts 2015

  • 30:00
  • France
  • 2014
  • French with English subtitles

This screen adaptation of an unknown author’s 14th century manuscript, one of the most mysterious and ambiguous of all the Arthurian stories, is a story rich with magic and symbols. A mysterious Green Knight rides into a court celebration and challenges the young knights to strike him with his own axe but there is one condition that Gawain, who accepts the challenge, must meet. Won Best Film Award at the 2015 Ploiesti International Film Festival.

 

Advisory

  • Violence
  • Nudity

Writer/Director 

  • Martin Beilby
*North American premiere*