Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Melissa Mathison (screenplay), Roald Dahl (book)
Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement
Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Released: 01 Jul 2016
Synopsis: Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.
In London, the insomniac orphan Sophie is awake late night at 3:00 AM afraid of the witching hour. Out of the blue, she sees a giant from the window of her orphanage and she hides in her bed. However the giant snatches Sophie and takes her to the distant Giant Country. He tells Sophie that she must stay with him for the rest of her life since she saw him. He explains that he works catching dreams and calls him Big Friend Giant or BFG. He also reads a book to Sophie and she sleeps; than he uses a nightmare to be afraid of escaping being eaten by an evil giant. Soon the giant breaks in BFG’s cave and feels the smell of Sophie. She hides and soon she learns that there are giants that devours humans. BFG takes Sophie to the Dream country to catch dreams. The BFG goes to London to leave Sophie back in the orphanage, but she forces him to take her back to the Giant Country. However the other giants are hunting her down in BFG’s home. What will they do?