GIGANTE
GIGANTE


SYNOPSIS
Jara, a big and shy supermarket security guard, discovers a cleaning woman through the surveillance cameras and falls in love with her. Soon, Jara's life starts to turn into a series of rituals and routines around the woman and the desire to get to know her.

DIRECTORAdrián Biniez
YEAR2009
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSSilver Bear for Grand Jury Price Berlinale 2009
Alfred Bauer price Berlinale 2009
best first film Berlinale 2009
PRODUCERSFernando Epstein
Agustina Chiarino (producers) Christoph Friedel
Frans van Gestel (co-producers)
CO PRODUCTION WITHControl-Z Films (Uruguay) in co-production with Rizoma Films (Argentina)
Pandora Films (Germany) and IDTV (Netherlands) in association with Ibermedia
MVD Socio Audiovisual and ZDF / ARTE
PRODUCTIONFlorencia Chao
Juan José López
SUPPORTED BYFilmstiftung NRW
WORLD SALESThe Match Factory
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORNeue Visionen
LENGTH85 min
FORMAT16mm blow up to 35mm
SHOOTING LOCATIONMontevideo
Uruguay
ORIGINAL LANGUAGESpanish
CASTHoracio Camandule
Leonor Svarcas
WRITERSAdrián Biniez
CASTING
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYArauco Hernández Holz
EDITINGFernando Epstein
MUSIC
SOUNDDaniel Yafalián
ART DIRECTIONAlejandro Castiglioni
COSTUMESEmilia Carlevaro
MAKE UP HAIR
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