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It’s man versus animal in Kornél Mundruczó’s allegorical ‘White God’

In the introductory scene of Kornél Mundruczó’s fantastical thriller, “White God,” a moving epigraph reminds viewers of the need for human compassion: “Everything terrible is something that needs our love.” This controversial statement — credited to influential poet Rainer Maria Rilke — motivates the entirety of Mundruczó’s latest directorial endeavor. Awarded the Prize Un Certain…