Les géants (The Giants)
Les géants (The Giants) (2011)

Three teenage boys stumble into an adventure without adult supervision in this comedy-drama from actor-turned-filmmaker Bouli Lanners. Fifteen-year-old Seth (Martin Nissen) and his thirteen-year-old brother Zak (Zacharie Chasseriaud) are… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: April 29, 2013
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Cath Clarke
Time Out

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

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

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

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

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

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

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

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Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman

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

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The Giants, a lovely, sportive, bucolic film, turns Belgium into an annexe of Huck Finn country.

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Louise Keller
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

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Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

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

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Paul Fairclough
Little White Lies

Wistful, beautiful-looking but as transient as that land of lost content.

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