Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has no intention of giving up his dream and decides to minister a small-town parish.


Jan Komasa
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bartosz Bielenia ... Daniel
Aleksandra Konieczna ... Lidia
Eliza Rycembel ... Marta
Tomasz Zietek ... 'Pinczer'
Barbara Kurzaj ... Ewa Kobielski - the widow
Leszek Lichota ... Walkiewicz - the mayor
Zdzislaw Wardejn ... Priest
Lukasz Simlat ... Father Tomasz
Anna Biernacik Anna Biernacik ... Marta's friend
Lidia Bogacz Lidia Bogacz ... Mother
Malwina Brych Malwina Brych ... Girl
Bogdan Brzyski Bogdan Brzyski ... Molinska's son
Juliusz Chrzastowski ... Policeman
Radoslaw Ciucias Radoslaw Ciucias ... Chaplain
Mateusz Czwartosz Mateusz Czwartosz ... 'Bonus'


"Corpus Christi" is the story of a 20-year-old Daniel who experiences a spiritual transformation in a Youth Detention Center. The crime he commits prevents him from applying to the seminary and after his release on parole he is sent to work at a carpenter's workshop. However Daniel has no intention of giving up his dream and dressed as a priest he decides to - minister a small-town parish. Written by ron_whisky

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Poland's submission to the 92nd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film. See more »


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Music by Wojciech Urbanski
Performed by Wojciech Urbanski
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Beautiful and Captivating
7 February 2020 | by atractiveeyesSee all my reviews

I finally got the chance to see Corpus Christi, the Oscar nominated movie from Poland for best international feature film, and it did come up to my expectations, so beautiful and very well made. First, the story (which is a true story) is so interesting and captivating, keeps you fully involved the whole time and tackles many values like spirituality and sins. It triggers your thinking on so many levels mainly about the good that could come from a bad person and vice versa. In addition to the story, the movie is so decently made. The cinematography is amazing with many stunning frames and so is the directing. The screenplay is brilliantly beautiful. And the main actor's performance is so solid and superb and so is everyone else. Also, the cast, the locations, the town all are great for the theme and mood of the movie. Corpus Christi is easily one of the best foreign language films and one of the best movies ever. I can't recommend it enough. Thanks to the Oscar nom that made me see this film and fall in love with it, much love to the European cinema in general from Lebanon- Middle East.

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Release Date:

28 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Jasliska, Podkarpackie, Poland See more »


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Opening Weekend USA:

$4,632, 16 February 2020

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2.39 : 1
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