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Synopsis: The Giants is a moving coming-of-age film about small kids with enormous hearts. Brothers Seth (Martin Nissen) and Zak (Zacharie Chasseriaud) are two young teens left to their own devices when their mother abandons them in their dead grandfather’s house.

As money grows thin during the long summer days, they befriend another loner, Danny (Paul Bartel), who hooks them up with a small time drug dealer interested in renting their place. When that goes violently wrong, the ragged trio hits the road on a Huck Finn-style journey of adventure and self-discovery.

Genre

Drama

Rated

NR - Treat as PG

Language

French

Run Time

84 minutes

Starring

Martin Nissen (Seth)
Paul Bartel (Danny)
Zacharie Chasseriaud (Zak)

Directed by

Bouli Lanners

Written by

Elise Ancion
Bouli Lanners
Matthieu Reynaert

Produced by

Jacques-Henri Bronckart
Jani Thiltges

Awards

Cannes Film Festival - France - 2011

SACD Prize (Directors' Fortnight) (Bouli Lanners)

Country of Origin

Belgium

Production Year

2011

Aspect Ratio

2.35:1

Sound Mix

Dolby

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