Originally set for release in May last year, David Lowery’s long-delayed “The Green Knight” is finally ready to be unveiled on July 30th.
Some filmmakers, who had freshly completed films just as the pandemic hit, have been adamant about not touching a frame over the months of lockdowns and quarantine.
That’s not the case for Lowery though who used the opportunity to dodge the bullet of having to premiere an unfinished version at SXSW last year. Instead, he tells Vanity Fair he took the opportunity of the extensive editing time to completely re-edit the film and finish it the way he wanted:
“I just gave myself permission to dig back into the movie, unlock it, and rework the entire thing. I found the affection I needed to cut it with love in my heart instead of disappointment and hate. It’s different – it’s much better.”
Lowery explained the rhythm of the film shies away from action-heavy versions of Camelot, offering a ‘slower, more patient’ version of the tale. In addition, Alicia Vikander’s character reportedly benefits most from