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

director

Brian Cosgrove

co-producer

Brian Cosgrove

Mark Hall

production company

Cosgrove-Hall Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38667

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

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