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.
Art House & International , Drama
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Gwen Berrou
as Martha
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Critic Reviews for Les géants (The Giants)

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

Bouli Lanners paints his story a little hazily, perhaps, but his gorgeously unselfconscious actors are faultless.

Full Review… | July 10, 2012
Time Out
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It is for discerning movie palates, prepared to go with the flow of the leisurely pace that contrasts with the intensity

Full Review… | October 27, 2012
Urban Cinefile

The tranquil beauty of rural Belgium and three outstanding juvenile performances are the highlights of this moody and haunting film that offers an unsettling glimpse of the pain of adolescence

Full Review… | October 27, 2012
Urban Cinefile

A tremendously-promising French-language Belgian film about growing up the hard way.

Full Review… | July 25, 2012
Birmingham Post

If you watch The Giants with no strong sense of urgency it's quite a beguiling portrait of resilient kidulthood.

Full Review… | July 14, 2012

[A] Belgian coming-of-age drama that's just as hazily open-ended as childhood summers tend to be.

Full Review… | July 12, 2012
Daily Telegraph (UK)

Audience Reviews for Les géants (The Giants)


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.

Daniel Parsons
Daniel Parsons

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