Handia (Giant)

Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings set out on a long trip all over Europe, during which ambition, money, and fame will forever change the family's fate. A story based on true events.

Reviews

-Winner Best Score Cinema Writers Circle Awards 2018 (Spain)

-Winner Best New Actor Cinema Writers Circle Awards 2018 (Spain)

-Winner Best Director Cinema Writers Circle Awards 2018 (Spain)

-Winner Best Film Cinema Writers Circle Awards 2018 (Spain)

-Winner Best Editing Goya Awards 2018 (Spain)

-Winner Best Picture Not Released in 2017 International Cinephile Society Awards 2018

-Winner Best Basque Film San Sebastián International Film Festival 2017

-Winner Special Prize of the Jury San Sebastián International Film Festival 2017

-Winner Newcomer Award Spanish Actors Union 2018

-Winner Film and Education Values The Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema 2018
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Screenings

  • October 4, 2018 (17:50, Edinburgh - Filmhouse)
  • October 10, 2018 (20:15, Edinburgh - Filmhouse)
  • October 20, 2018 (15:15, Glasgow - Film Theater)

Genre

  • Drama

Director

  • Aitor Arregi & Jon Garaño

Main Cast

  • Ramón Agirre, Iñigo Aranburu, Iñigo Azpitarte

Release Year

  • 2017

Duration

  • Mins: 114'

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