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The Giant (Jätten) (2016)

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30 year old Richard is autistic and disabled. To deal with the challenges of life, Richard escapes into a fantasy world where he is a 50 meter tall giant.

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Critic Reviews for The Giant (Jätten)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

While unique, this lumbering crossbreed never truly gains melodramatic traction ...

September 11, 2016 | Full Review…
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The Giant makes pétanque exciting and features the best friend you could ever dream of.

November 10, 2017 | Full Review…

The film is a shrewd political commentary and canny portrait of a society continuing to wrestle with its ineffaceable cruelty.

March 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The film moves deftly between humour and poignancy, generating a strong emotional response in its quieter moments.

October 6, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A truly singular piece of work...

September 30, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Nyholm's debut feature doesn't only strive to show that its protagonist is more than the sum of his parts; sometimes with a roaming, soberly-lit perspective, sometimes with warm, vivid, dream-like interludes, it endeavours to do the same itself.

September 11, 2016 | Full Review…

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