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Corpus Christi

Original title: Bo?e Cia?o
German title: Corpus Christi
Poland, 2019

Director: Komasa, Jan
Production company: Aurum Film
Co-producers: Canal+, WFS Walter Film Studio, Podkarpacki Regionalny Fundusz Filmowy, Les Contes Modernes
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 115 min.
Film genre: Feature film

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.

Toronto IFF 2019, Gdynia FF 2019, Busan IFF 2019, Just Film Tallinn 2019 (awarded), Oscar nomination 2020

World sales address/es:
New Europe Film Sales (PL)

Sold to:
Kino Swiat (PL)
Volga (RU)