★★★☆☆ Currently gracing the silver screen with his turn as the morally dubious Martial in Jacques Audiard
's powerful melodrama Rust and Bone
(2012), Bouli Lanners
' latest directorial outing arrives on the small screen via its DVD release. The Giants (Les Géants
, 2011) is a meandering tale of one long summer in the adolescent life of three neglected boys. Surviving on the edges of society amongst the lush greenery of Belgium, this is akin to a childhood tale of summer days seen through the grittier lens of Lanners' countrymen, the Dardenne brothers, as Seth (Martin Nissen
) and younger brother Zak (Zacherie Chasseriaud) spend the long vacation in the house of their late grandfather.
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