Daniel, a twenty-year-old delinquent, discovers his spiritual calling in a detention centre. After his release, he'd like to enter a seminary and become a priest. Although it's not possible because of his past misconduct, Daniel does not give up. He leaves for a small town where, thanks to a coincidence as well as his own efforts, he takes over the local parish. Based on a true story, this absurd drama discusses the issues of faith, love, understanding, calling in life, and the search for one's self.
The Polish director graduated from a film school in Łódź and his graduation film Nice to See You won a Cinefondation award at Cannes. His work is characterized by many seemingly clashing influences, from Dostoevsky and Shakespeare to American blockbusters and pop culture, bringing to life smart and witty films. Corpus Christi has already won several awards at international festivals.
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