Les géants (The Giants)

2011

Les géants (The Giants) (2011)

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Teenage brothers Zak and Seth rent their deceased grandfather's home to a drug dealer in an ill-advised scheme to earn money.

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Critic Reviews for Les géants (The Giants)

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (2)

Even the tale's sagging, aimless middle section feels oddly of a piece.

Jul 12, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Guardian
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Bouli Lanners paints his story a little hazily, perhaps, but his gorgeously unselfconscious actors are faultless.

Jul 10, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Not without its charms, former painter-turned-director Bouli Lanners' drama is hampered by a somewhat plodding narrative [and] some stunted performances.

Jan 29, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Boring, stale, and slow-going even though the run time doesn't even reach 90 minutes.

Aug 14, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

This is a film that stays with you, resonating deeper than many a more cut-and-dried rites-of-passage tale.

Jul 31, 2018 | Full Review…

It is for discerning movie palates, prepared to go with the flow of the leisurely pace that contrasts with the intensity

Oct 28, 2012 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Les géants (The Giants)

½

Reminiscent of Stand By Me and Mean Creek, only without the golden nostalgia of the former and the bite of the latter, The Giants is beautifully shot and engrossing enough while it lasts.

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