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Piotr Sobocinski Jr.
Bartosz Bielenia, Eliza Rycembel, Aleksandra Konieczna, Tomasz Ziętek, Leszek Lichota, Łukasz Simlat
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.
Polish director, studied directing at the Łódź Film School. His short film NICE TO SEE YOU world-premiered in Cannes Cinefondation competition, where it got the 3rd prize. His feature film debut, SUICIDE ROOM, premiered in the Panorama section of the Berlinale and attracted over 800.000 viewers in Polish cinemas. His second film, a war blockbuster WARSAW ’44, sold over 1.8 mln. tickets. CORPUS CHRISTI is his third feature film.
2018 Corpus Christi
2014 Warsaw 44
2011 Suicide Room