The Giant

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The Giant (Jätten)

Directed by Johannes Nyholm

  • Sweden, Denmark 2016; 89 min
  • Original version: Swedish
  • Genre: Drama
    • Special Jury Prize - San Sebastián IFF
    • Second Prize - Bergamo Film Meeting

  • Busan IFF

Synopsis

Rikard is an autistic and severely deformed man who tries to find his way back to his long lost mother through the game of pétanque and using the help of a 200 foot giant.

His fragile physique and a harsh judging environment makes everyday life tough for him. Convinced that his mum will take him back if only he wins the Nordic championship of petanque, Rikard tries to do the impossible.

Production

  • GARAGEFILM INTERNATIONAL AB

     

  • BEO FILM

     

International Sales

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