The BFG

2016
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Title: The BFG

Original Title: The BFG

Year: 2016

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Release Dates

  • UK: July 22 2016
  • United States: July 01 2016

Plot

Steven Spielberg returns to the family and adventure film with a screenplay by Melissa Mathison, based on a novel by Roald Dahl, writer famous for works like 'Matilda'. Sophie is a little orphan girl who has the intuition that at night passing strange events. One of the nights, she will meet a giant. Far from being frightened, she will realize that he is a very friendly giant with whom she formed a friendship. Along with her new friend, Sophie will have to join forces with the Queen of England to face the evil giants. Sophie discover that truth is stranger than what our eyes see and that to beat must have courage and bravery. The three try to protect humans from the giants, who are willing to destroy them, eating them. The cast includes Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Jemaine Clement, Bill Harder, Penelope Wilton and Ruby Barnhill as little Sophie. The film was presented at the prestigious International Cannes Film Festival.

Cast

Director:

Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg

Mark Rylance

Mark Rylance

The big friendly giant

Jemaine Clement

Jemaine Clement

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Bill Hader

Bill Hader

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Penelope Wilton

Penelope Wilton

The Queen

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Trivia

Adam Godley starred in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' (2005), which was also based on a Roald Dahl novel.

This is the second adaptation of a Roald Dahl novel to be distributed by Walt Disney Pictures; the first was 'James and the Giant Peach' (1996).

Steven Spielberg tried to convince Gene Wilder to make an appearance in the film, but Wilder declined. Wilder had appeared as the title character of 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' (1971).

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