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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

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ramón Agirre ...
Antonio Eleizegi
Iñigo Aranburu ...
Arzadun (as Íñigo Aranburu)
Iñigo Azpitarte ...
Fernando
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Maria
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Miguel Joaquin Eleizegi
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Martin Eleizegi

Directed by

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Aitor Arregi
Jon Garaño

Written by

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Aitor Arregi ... ()
 
Jon Garaño ... ()
 
Jose Mari Goenaga ... ()
 
Andoni de Carlos ... ()

Produced by

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Xabier Berzosa ... producer
Jose Mari Goenaga ... executive producer
Iñaki Gomez ... producer
Iñaki Gómez ... producer
Fernando Larrondo ... executive producer
Iñigo Obeso ... producer
Koldo Zuazua ... executive producer

Music by

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Pascal Gaigne

Cinematography by

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Javier Agirre

Film Editing by

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Laurent Dufreche
Raúl López

Editorial Department

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Pedro C. Lozano ... post-production coordinator

Casting By

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Loinaz Jáuregui

Production Design by

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Mikel Serrano

Costume Design by

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Saioa Lara

Makeup Department

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Olga Cruz ... hair designer/hair department head / makeup and hair
Sebastien Deffontaines ... assistant hair stylist (as Sebastián Deffontaines)
Ainhoa Eskisabel ... makeup and hair / makeup designer
Ángela Moreno ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Ander Sistiaga ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Telmo Esnal ... assistant director
Audrey Mateos ... trainee assistant director

Art Department

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Gorka Arnoso ... props (as Gorka Arnoso 'Kemen')
Ane Arteaga ... property master
Julius Lázaro ... carpenter: assistant set decorator
Susana Segurola ... assistant props
Zaloa Ziluaga ... property master

Sound Department

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Iñaki Díez ... sound mixer
Iñigo Etxarri ... Assistant sound editor
Álex F. Capilla ... foley artist
Xanti Salvador ... sound
Iñigo Tena ... boom operator
Sergio Testón ... foley recording
Adrià Mateu ... spanish dubbing recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Gorka Aguirre ... special makeup effects artist
Mariano García ... special effects supervisor
Mikel Herrera ... special effects technician
Jon Serrano ... special effects supervisor
Adrián Dimas ... special effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Juan Arribas ... digital compositor
Saul Cagigal ... cg artist
Carlos Campillo ... digital compositor
Álvaro Carbajosa ... cg artist
Rafael Catalán Madurga ... digital compositor
Laura Cavia Peñalva ... digital compositor
Álvaro Díez Fernández ... digital compositor
Guillermo García Romero ... digital compositor
David Heras ... visual effects supervisor
Juan Hernando ... visual effects artist
Delia Julián Martín ... visual effects artist
Javier Martínez Pacín ... visual effects artist
Elena F. Moreno ... visual effects producer
Aurora Paradinas ... digital compositor
Carlos Puchol ... visual effects producer
Darío G. Reina ... digital compositor
Daniel Martín Rodríguez ... cg artist
Sergio Rozas ... matte painter
Paco Ruiz ... visual effects artist
José Ángel Soto ... digital compositor
Jacobo Sánchez de la Villa ... digital compositor
Daniel Villegas Gálvez ... digital compositor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Joaquín Bernal ... first assistant camera "b" camera
Jon Goitia ... second assistant camera
Adrián Hernández ... d.i.t (as Adrian Hernandez)
David Herranz ... still photographer
Uxue Jiménez ... first assistant camera
Ainhoa Morales ... second assistant camera
Iñigo Olea ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
José Antonio Roigé ... steadicam operator
Jon Sangroniz ... second unit dp

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Priscila Roca ... assistant costume designer
Iratxe Sanz ... costumer
Jugatx Urabayen ... costume assistant

Music Department

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Mikel F. Krutzaga ... music engineer / score mixer
Joan Martorell ... orchestrator
Paula Olaz ... composer's assistant

Other crew

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Menta Abogados ... legal services
Jorge Gil Munarriz ... Script assistant
Joseba Gracenea ... production assistant
Gonzalo Gómez Lobato ... Marketing assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • The Giant (World-wide, English title)
  • Handia, le géant d'Altzo (France)
  • Гигант (Russia)
  • Gigantul (Romania)
  • Olbrzym (Poland)
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Runtime
  • 114 min
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Box Office

Budget EUR3,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia 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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