Jan Komasa

Corpus Christi – BRIFF 2020

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.
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CORPUS CHRISTI

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.
Jan Komasa

Jan Komasa

Jan Komasa est un artiste polonais né en 1981. Scénariste, producteur et surtout réalisateur, il signe deux longs métrages de fiction inédits en France, avant d’être révélé sur nos écrans, en 2020 par La Communion, représentant de la Pologne aux Oscars. Son premier long, Suicide Room a été sélectionné à Berlin dans la section Panorama. Jan Komasa a également réalisé le documentaire L’insurrection de Varsovie sur une idée du directeur du Musée de l’Insurrection de Varsovie.