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THE BFG

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The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part. Giants like Bloodbottler and Fleshlumpeater on the other hand, are twice as big and at least twice as scary and have been known to eat humans, while the BFG prefers Snozzcumber and Frobscottle. Upon her arrival in Giant Country, Sophie, a precocious 10-year-old girl from London, is initially frightened of the mysterious giant who has brought her to his cave, but soon comes to realise that the BFG is actually quite gentle and charming, and, having never met a giant before, has many questions. The BFG brings Sophie to Dream Country where he collects dreams and sends them to children, teaching her all about the magic and mystery of dreams. Having both been on their own in the world up until now, their affection for one another quickly grows, but Sophie’s presence in Giant Country has attracted the unwanted attention of the other giants, who have become increasingly more bothersome. Sophie and the BFG soon depart for London to see the Queen and warn her of the precarious giant situation, but they must first convince the Queen and her maid, Mary, that giants do indeed exist. Together, they come up with a plan to get rid of the giants once and for all.
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The BFG - A joyous, gentle and beautiful children's classic
THE BFG
A joyous, gentle and beautiful children's classic
‘The BFG’ feels like perfect Spielberg material, returning to themes of loneliness and the need to find one's place and family.
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THEATRICAL RELEASE: 30/06/2016
RUN TIME: 1h 57m
CAST: Ruby Barnhill
Mark Rylance
Rebecca Hall
Jemaine Clement
Bill Hader
Penelope Wilton
Marilyn Norry
Chris Shields
Matt Frewer
Geoffrey Wade
DIRECTOR: Steven Spielberg
PRODUCERS: Sam Mercer
Steven Spielberg
Frank Marshall
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