The Giant

Category: feature
Director: Johannes Nyholm
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Year: 2016
Length: 91'
Production Status: completed


Rikard is a 30-year-old man severely deformed and suffering from autism, haunted by the loss of his mother from whom he was separated at birth. From time to time, he escapes from reality into an imaginary world where he is a 50-meter tall giant living in peace with his beloved mother. Convinced that his mum will take him back if he wins the Scandinavian championship of petanque. Rikard will do the impossible to make his dream come true.

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