The BFG


Mild threatening scenes some of which may scare very young children.

About this Film

The BFG

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Sophie is a young girl who lives in an orphanage. At three in the morning, when she’s the only one left awake, ‘The BFG’ appears at the window. 

Soon, the Big Friendly Giant whisks her away from everything she’s known, and off onto an adventure. Together, they set out to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world. 

Roald Dahl’s classic novel finally comes to the screen under the sure hand of Steven Spielberg, and stars Oscar winner Mark Rylance as ‘The BFG’. 

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  • Released on
    22/07/16
  • Genre
    Adventure, Fantasy, Family
  • Cast members
    Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Ruby Barnhill
  • Running time
    117 minutes
  • Directed by
    Steven Spielberg
  • Language
    English

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Reviews in the press

4 Stars
“ Mark Rylance makes Roald Dahl’s big softie completely believable in Steven Spielberg’s winning adaptation ”

4 Stars
“ Gentle, funny and truly spectacular ”

4 Stars
“ A lovingly crafted, warm-hearted adaptation of the scrumdiddlyumptious Roald Dahl favourite ”

4 Stars
“ A magical adaptation of Roald Dahl's adored children's tale ”

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Reviewer: SasjazzDate: 2016-11-12

A truly wonderful film, a joy to watch! Our family of seven aged 9-47 all absolutely loved it, best film I've watched for a very long time.

Really good

Reviewer: INSANELY BRILLIANT A MUST SEE FILM OF THE SUMMERDate: 2016-08-22

Saw this yesterday to try and cheer myself up and I gotta say I really enjoyed seeing this one it exceeded all expectations go see it before it's too late highly recommended

have to go see!!

Reviewer: Napo26!Date: 2016-08-01

Absolutely amazing film. Witty and brilliant. So funny! kids laughing all the way through

Miss

Reviewer: Jenni Moomie GriffinDate: 2016-07-31

The BFG is one of my favourite Roald Dahl books and I loved the first film. Dragged my teenage son to watch this new one the other day... I am so in love with this film not too much of the outline of the story has been messed with and its done so that at no point do you get boring slow bits!!. Go watch people. :)

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