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Corpus Christi (2019)

Boze Cialo (original title)
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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.

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Jan Komasa
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bartosz Bielenia ... Daniel
Aleksandra Konieczna ... Lidia
Eliza Rycembel ... Eliza
Tomasz Zietek ... 'Pinczer'
Barbara Kurzaj ... Widow
Leszek Lichota ... Mayor
Zdzislaw Wardejn ... Priest
Lukasz Simlat ... Priest 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'
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"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 »

Quotes

Priest: I made my confession, but confession solves nothing.
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Featured in The Oscars (2020) See more »

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Rozmowa
Music by Wojciech Urbanski
Performed by Wojciech Urbanski
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Get over subtitles and watch a well told story
11 January 2020 | by rick-55129See all my reviews

I saw this movie as part of the PSIFF. There were 2 movie houses packed for this performance. The story is detailed in the preview. I felt that the writing, and the performances made it one of the best films in the festival. At the end of the screening the audience were clearly awestruck. The message about the real reason for believe, not in a religion, but the power of people was uplifting. I know that some might find the story anti-Catholic, but if I met someone that was a committed to being a good person as Daniel I would be at his services.


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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

28 February 2020 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Jasliska, Podkarpackie, Poland See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,632, 16 February 2020

Gross USA:

$127,240

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,640,650
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2.39 : 1
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