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Among Giants (1999)



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Simon Beaufoy, of The Full Monty, scripted this British romantic comedy-drama. Like The Full Monty, this is also set among the working class of Sheffield, England. With his pal Steve (James Thornton) and others, Ray (Pete Postlethwaite) paints electrical pylons across the Yorkshire countryside, and that work separates him from his wife. When young Australian hitchhiker Gerry (Rachel Griffiths) wants to join the paint crew, Ray signs her up. Despite the age gap, it's not long before they're a twosome. Gerry moves in with Ray, and at one point, they both run about nude in an abandoned nuclear power plant. When Gerry decides to seduce Steve, triangular tensions escalate. The BBC's Sam Miller made his feature directorial debut with this film, shown at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovimore
Rating: R (for language and sexuality/nudity)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
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Written By: Simon Beaufoy
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On DVD: Oct 19, 1999
20th Century Fox


Alvin Blossom
as Steve's Dad
Sam Wilkinson
as Ray's Son
Jo Wilkinson
as Ray's Daughter
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