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CORPUS CHRISTI

by Jan Komasa

synopsis

Corpus Christi is the story of a 20-year-old Daniel who experiences a spiritual transformation while living in a Youth Detention Center. He wants to become a priest but this is impossible because of his criminal record. When he is sent to work at a carpenter’s workshop in a small town, on arrival he dresses up as a priest and accidentally takes over the local parish. The arrival of the young, charismatic preacher is an opportunity for the local community to begin the healing process after a tragedy that happened there.

international title: Corpus Christi
original title: Boze Cialo
country: Poland, France
sales agent: New Europe Film Sales
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Jan Komasa
film run: 116'
release date: PL 11/11/2019, FR 11/12/2019
screenplay: Mateusz Pacewicz
cast: Eliza Rycembel, Tomasz Zietek, Jan Hrynkiewicz, Leszek Lichota, Łukasz Simlat, Aleksandra Konieczna, Bartosz Bielenia
cinematography by: Piotr Sobociński jr
film editing: Przemysław Chruscielewski
art director: Marek Zawierucha
costumes designer: Dorota Roqueplo
music: Evgueni Galperine, Sacha Galperine, Youli Galperine
producer: Leszek Bodzak, Aneta Cebula-Hickinbotham, Krzysztof Rak
production: Aurum Film, Canal+ Polska, WFS Walter Film Studio, Les Contes Modernes
backing: Podkarpackie Film Commission (PL), Polish Film Institute (PL), CNC (FR)
distributor: Kino Świat, Bodega Films
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