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I Kill Giants (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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Barbara Thorson struggles through life by escaping into a fantasy life of magic and monsters.

Director:

Anders Walter

Writers:

Joe Kelly (screenplay by), Joe Kelly (based on the Man of Action graphic novel "I Kill Giants" created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Madison Wolfe ... Barbara
Zoe Saldana ... Mrs. Mollé
Imogen Poots ... Karen
Sydney Wade ... Sophia
Rory Jackson ... Taylor
Allanah O'Connor Allanah O'Connor ... Crony #1
Maya Peters Maya Peters ... Crony #2
Art Parkinson ... Dave
Jennifer Ehle ... Barbara's Mother
Don Wycherley Don Wycherley ... Principal Marx
Aideen Wylde Aideen Wylde ... Mrs. Potts
Noel Clarke ... Mr. Mollé
Sonya Kelly Sonya Kelly ... Mrs. Laney
Ben Carolan Ben Carolan ... Mophead
Brandon Maher Brandon Maher ... Jock
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Twelve-year-old Barbara Thorson flees from reality, living in the imaginary world of fantasy and magic, where she fights with giants. Her family does not understand her, peers do not like her, and she irritates teachers. And only recently moved here Sofia, her same age, trying to make friends with her. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Trivia

The baseball radio broadcast Barbara is listening to in her room is from Oct. 26, 1996 and is John Sterling's, the Yankee announcer's play by play of the last out of the 1996 World Series. See more »

Goofs

The movie pretends to take place in US (but is filmed in Belgium and Ireland). In the railway depot you can see an old yellow railway locomotive with the inscription 'Rheinbraun'. Rheinbraun is a coal mining company in Germany. See more »

Quotes

Taylor: D'you think it's funny to spit on people?
Barbara: Not ha-ha funny, but existentially, yes.
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Soundtracks

A Glimpse of a Time
Written by Majke Voss Romme
Performed by Broken Twin
Licensed by Arrangement with ANTI, Inc./Epitaph Europe BV.
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"We are stronger than we think..."
24 March 2018 | by adambbqSee all my reviews

I just love when such beautiful peaces are born. This movie will make you thoughtful most of the time. It's about richness of our imagination and solitude - how exquisite they can become and what dangers lies behind them. "I'm here because people fear what they can't understand" - this thought from the picture touches so delicate and current problem. How easy it is for us to push otherness to the edge of the community, how hard it is to just listen in someones inner voice. All scenes are wrapped in heart-touching music and really good camera shots. Acting is on very decent level. Do not expect adventure into some fantasy world... It gets so much better... It's journey into the unconditional love and the courage to fight for vanishing values. Definitely worth watching.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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Belgium | UK | USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$342,558
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2.39 : 1
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