Sword of God (a.k.a. The Mute)

Directed By : Bartosz Konopka

Poland – Belgium / 2018 / 104 min

Cast :

Krzysztof Pieczyński, Karol Bernacki, Jan Bijvoet, Jeroen Perceval, Olivier de Sagazan

Produced By :

Otter Films, Earlybirds films

Music By :

Jerzy Rogiewicz

Language :


Festivals :

Moscow IFF – Official Selection

Gdynia Polish FF – Official Selection

Off Camera – Official Selection

Vistula FF – Official Selection

Cinepocalypse – In Competition

L’étrange festival – Official selection

Central European Film Festival Timisoara – In competition

Kinoteka Bulgaria – Official selection

/slash FF – In competition

Slemani FF – In competition

Sitges IFF – Official selection

Bogota IFF – Official Selection

Mayhem IFF – In competition

Graveyard IFF – Official selection

Terror-fi IFF – Official selection


Best Screenplay @ Cinepocalypse

Best Actor @ Cinepocalypse

Best Cinematography @ Cinepocalypse

Special Mention Runner Up – Best Feature @ Cinepocalypse

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Synopsis :

In the early Middle Ages, two Christian knights (an elder one, Willibrord, and a novice, Nameless) set off to christen a small pagan village hidden deep in the mountains. Despite the differences in their views and perspectives on religion, the two men become travel companions and create a father-son relationship. As they settle into the local community, their faith, belief system and the bond between them are all put to the test. Soon, love is confronted with hate, dialogue with violence, madness with rules and many will have to die.

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