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Corpus Christi

(Rated MA15+)

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“To forgive doesn’t mean to forget”

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Overview

Nominated for Best International Feature Film at the 2020 Oscars, Corpus Christi is an intensely gripping tale of one man’s unconventional path to redemption. Inspired by a real-life case, the film follows the twenty-year-old Daniel (Bartosz Bielenia), who has just been released from a Warsaw prison. He’s sent to work at a timber mill in a small village, but when he is mistaken for the new town priest while visiting the local parish, he sets upon a new, higher, path. Daniel takes an unorthodox approach to the new role, delivering sermons with a magnetism and compassion that eventually convinces the community of his legitimacy. As he becomes more and more embedded in his new-found calling, he learns of a recent tragedy that has left the townsfolk scarred.

“Startlingly universal and immensely powerful”
— The Sydney Morning Herald
“A significant and impressive piece of work. Bielenia gives a very powerful, physical performance in the leading role; you can’t take your eyes off him”
— David Stratton, The Australian
“Mesmerising. Bartosz Bielenia is extraordinary”
— Margaret Pomeranz, Foxtel Screen
“A blistering drama, intense, disturbing and inescapably thought-provoking”
— Los Angeles Times

Why You Should See This Film

Corpus Christi has accumulated an impressive tally of awards internationally, including many plaudits for newcomer Bartosz Bielenia’s astonishing lead performance. Lauded as a major new screen discovery, Bielenia embodies the morally complex role of Daniel with a haunting power that is electrifying to behold. A box-office sensation in its home country of Poland, and a hit at the 2020 Melbourne International Film Festival locally, Corpus Christi is one of the finest films of the year.

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  • Year: 2019
  • Rating: MA15+
  • Director: Jan Komasa
  • Cast: Bartosz Bielenia, Eliza Rycembel, Aleksandra Konieczna
  • Duration: 115 minutes
  • Language: Polish with English subtitles
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