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The Giant

The Giant

by Johannes Nyholm

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The Giant: The heady heights of determination


The Giant: The heady heights of determination

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: Swedish debut director Johannes Nyholm offers a vibrant film, centred around the clash between hard reality and carefully cultivated fantasy... and a pétanque competition 

"I always wanted to become a clown or a magician"

Interview: Johannes Nyholm • Director

"I always wanted to become a clown or a magician"

A multi-award winner with his short films, Swedish director Johannes Nyholm has had a promising start to his feature film career with The Giant 

Trailer [ov st en]


Trailer [ov st en]


international title: The Giant
original title: Jätten
country: Sweden, Denmark
sales agent: Indie Sales
year: 2016
directed by: Johannes Nyholm
screenplay: Johannes Nyholm
cast: Christian Andrén, Johan Kylén, Anna Bjelkerud, Linda Faith, Moa Malan, Stina Elinderson, Martin Högdahl, Bo Melin

main awards/selection

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2016Official Selection, Special Jury Prize
BFI London Film Festival 2016
Warsaw Film Festival 2016
Arras Film Festival 206
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017

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