Corpus Christi (2019)

Rated N/R, Drama, 115 Minutes

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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SBIFF Schedule
  • 01/23/2020
  • Lobero
  • 7:00 pm - 8:55 pm
  • 01/24/2020
  • Metro 1
  • 8:20 am - 10:15 am
  • 01/25/2020
  • Lobero
  • 4:30 pm - 6:25 pm
Reviewed on January 21, 2020 by Jon Kaye


7.5 out of 10 - Strong movie. Good cinematography. (Jon)
8.2 - Emotional highs and lows. (Laurie M.)
8.0 - Interesting movie on many levels. (Sandy, Carol, S.)
6.0 - Too much violence. (Barbara H.)

Craft 70%
Artistry 75%
What I Liked
  • Solid premise
  • Well developed characters
  • Beautiful cinematography
What I Didn’t
  • The story left me guessing in places as to why things were happening and how we got to where the director took us