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There Will Be Blood's Paul Dano stars as Brian, an unhappy mattress salesman whose infatuation with Happy (Zooey Deschanel), one of his attractive customers, temporarily pushes aside his obsession with adopting a Chinese baby in this unconventional romantic comedy from director Matt Aselton. John Goodman, Ed Asner, and Jane Alexander co-star in the Killer Films production.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'Gigantic' is a film that succeeds by wearing the viewer down, as an infuriatingly coy, self-conscious first act gives way to a sweet and affecting climax."
‑ Tom Huddlestone, Time Out
"Gigantic plays like a Sundance movie with half the nouns removed; fetchingly cryptic for a while, it's ultimately just obscure."
‑ Ty Burr, Boston Globe
"Occasionally rises above its limitations. The operative word is "occasionally.""
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
"This determinedly nonsensical American indie feels like it was assembled in an off-world quirk factory."
‑ , Daily Telegraph
"It's slyly misogynistic, dramatically inert, and wastes an intriguing boorish cameo from John Goodman."
‑ Kevin Maher, Times [UK]
"The characters are richly layered and well acted. John Goodman is a standout as Deschanel's dad, a rich blowhard with a sweet candy center."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"One of those indies that seems to be trying to top the quirkiness quotient of Juno."
‑ Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor
"Romance and comedy are deftly balanced in an observation of the beautiful but strange"
‑ Sarah Sluis, Film Journal International
"Not quite this year's hip little indie romantic comedy that could, as it clearly aspires to be, but smart-ish and drily funny while overly littered with twitches and tweaks."
‑ Angie Errigo, Empire Magazine
"This film is entirely empty: empty of substance, devoid of plausible characters, and without anything like a satisfying style."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Zooey Deschanel is the most delightful young actress in Hollywood."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Aselton's reason for making this movie is easy to discern -- he wants to be a filmmaker. But coming up with a reason for watching this movie is more of a challenge."
‑ Tom Maurstad, Dallas Morning News
"More like 'bloated.'"
‑ Bill Chambers, Film Freak Central
"The kind of mumbling, lank-haired, achingly self-conscious indie rom-com that gives mumbling, lank-haired, achingly self-conscious indie rom-coms a bad name."
‑ Ali Catterall, Film4
"Here the characters drive everything - they're quirky without being annoying, funny without being clownish and odd but realistic. As funny and interesting as it is, however, the film raises more question than it answers."
‑ Limara Salt, Little White Lies
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