The Green Knight is a 2021 version of the history of King Arthur. It is full of fantasy and magic, but that is not less realistic. Account the story of Gawain (Dev Patel), a young man who wants to be a gentleman more than anything. He sees his chance to demonstrate the courage of him when the green gentleman appears on Christmas day. The only problem is that there are rules in the game. Do what Gawain does, regardless of how he brings the green gentleman, he must return in a year and let the green gentleman do the same. He cuts the head of the green gentleman and the gentleman raises his head and reminds Gawain to find him in a year. Approximately one year later, Gawain undertakes the search for him, nervous about what is to come. Along the way they prove it regularly. And he meets enemies and friends, some relatives and others do not.
Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish the true friends of the enemies. The protagonist certainly has problems with that. And Gawain may not survive this difficult test. This seems like a serious story, certainly not a comedy, although there may be fun moments. However, according to the director of the film, David Lowery, he was definitely influenced by a classical comedy. Did this influence the humor of The Green Knight? What is this classical comedy and how it influenced the movie?
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