The BFG

United Kingdom, 1989

Film
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Adapted from Roald Dahl’s best-selling children’s book, this animated feature tells the story of Sophie, a little orphan girl and her friend, the Big Friendly Giant (the BFG). Sophie and the BFG set out to rid the world of the gruesome “crunching giants” who gobble up children for breakfast. Sophie decides the only person powerful enough to help them is the Queen of England - but will she help?

Credits

production company

Cosgrove-Hall Productions

co-producer

Mark Hall

Brian Cosgrove

Duration

01:28:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303934

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Great Britain

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

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