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The BFG

Disney, Amblin Entertainment and Reliance Entertainment present ; in association with Walden Media ; a Kennedy/Marshall Company production ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Sam Mercer ; screenplay by Melissa Mathison ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part.
Director
Steven Spielberg
Performers
Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Bill Hader, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Adam Godley, Michael Adamthwaite.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
118 min.
Language
In English, French, or Spanish ; Spanish or French subtitles, English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH) ; English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities
Rating
MPAA rating: PG; for action/peril, some scary moments and brief rude humor
Notes
  • Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
  • Bonus extra: Gobblefunk: the wonderful words of the BFG; Melissa Mathison: a tribute.
Variant Title
Big Friendly Giant
Related Title
Container of (work): BFG (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): BFG (Motion picture). French.
Container of (expression): BFG (Motion picture). Spanish.
Series
Disney DVD
Credits
Music, John Williams ; editor, Michael Kahn ; production designer, Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg ; director of photography, Janusz Kaminski.
Published
[Burbank, California] : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
Burbank, California : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2016]
Publisher no.
  • 133896 Buena Vista Home Entertainment
  • 8042182 (disc)
Related Resources
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Description
1 videodisc (approximately 118 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.39:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
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