Tickets for 'The Green Knight' are now available to purchase across all major exhibition chains in the Middle East.
MENA-based independent film distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment is set to release David Lowery’s highly acclaimed The Green Knight in theatres across the MENA region on August 19.
The fantasy epic, which was released in the US on July 30 on over 2700 screens by A24 opening at #2 only behind Disney’s Jungle Cruise and grossed just over $15m so far. Currently, the film has an 88% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes and is set to be released in KSA, the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq and Egypt.
The film is based on the timeless Arthurian legend and tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger.
The Green Knight is directed by David Lowery (Disney’s Pete’s Dragon) and features an all-star cast including Academy Award nominee Dev Patel, Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris and Barry Keoghan.
Speaking about the deal, Gianluca Chakra, CEO of Front Row, said: “We’re very excited to be releasing A24’s latest masterpiece. The Green Knight is guaranteed to satisfy not only the more action-driven audiences but also the fantasy films aficionados in the MENA as it’s the perfect fit for the underserved fans of the likes of The Lord of the Rings franchise, Game Of Thrones and The Hobbit.”
Tickets for The Green Knight are now available to purchase across all major exhibition chains in the Middle East. In Saudi Arabia, the film will be released by Front Row Arabia, the Saudi distribution joint-venture between Front Row and Muvi Cinemas. However, for Saudi moviegoers, the film will be available everywhere with the exception of Vox Cinemas as Front Row has not reached a mutually beneficial agreement with the exhibitor.