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The Giant (2017)

Handia (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, History | 20 October 2017 (Spain)
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A story about the world's tallest man, this is an unsettling Basque-language period drama focused on sibling rivalry.
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Cast overview:
Joseba Usabiaga Joseba Usabiaga ... Martin Eleizegi
Eneko Sagardoy ... Miguel Joaquin Eleizegi
Iñigo Aranburu Iñigo Aranburu ... Arzadun (as Íñigo Aranburu)
Ramón Agirre Ramón Agirre ... Antonio Eleizegi
Aia Kruse ... Maria
Iñigo Azpitarte Iñigo Azpitarte ... Fernando
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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. Written by AnonymousB

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Former basketball player Saad Kaiche, who is 7 feet 6 inches (229 cm) was Eneko Sagardoy's body double for some scenes. For others, Sagardoy wore prosthetics on legs, arms/hands, chin, ears and teeth to portray his character, who is affected with acromegaly. See more »

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It's... different.
18 December 2018 | by scentedslimesbylucySee all my reviews

It's depressing in a good way... It's interesting, slow paced, you can't expect much from this movie but it's amusing. I watch TONS of Netflix movies / series etc and when you don't have many options left, it's entertaining. If you watch it at night you will probably fall sleep really fast but it's ok haha


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Basque | English | Spanish | French

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20 October 2017 (Spain) See more »

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EUR3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$860,750
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2.35 : 1
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