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This unexpected romantic comedy combines sublime moments of tenderness and vulnerability with evocative reflections on dull jobs. Offbeat and original, GIGANTE, reflects on the possibility of change and hope despite modern-day tedium. --Diana Sanchez, Toronto International Film Festival
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What makes the film work are the endless moments of dry humor and quirky surprises that keep you wondering how many different ways the writer-director can postpone their eventual meeting. A subtext of the movie is how the employees deal with the dreary boredom of their jobs and manage to show up day after day and get through their shifts. Gives new insight into what goes on at Wal-Mart after closing time. Couldn't be much different.
There are elements of genuine concern for the well being of others,...such as the scene when he spots on camera,.... the older cleaning lady several times taking items(food & non-food).
Rather than report her for stealing,...he tells her in person,...
"a bit of rice or pasta ok,... but not this(head phones),...put it back".
For all he knew she may have been struggling to feed kids or other family members.
The ending was refreshing also....
Jara is in his mid 30's and loves hardcore rock and enjoys playing video games with his nephew. Always wearing a Biohazard or Motörhead t-shirt, black cargo pants, and army boots he walks the streets of Montevideo following Julia while trying to balance his interest in her while not being aggressive. Great music along with the sites and sounds of the city fill the void when little talking takes place.
He first saw Julia through the security cameras at a large grocery store where he is a guard and she works in the janitorial department cleaning up the store overnight. Unaware of Jara or his infatuation for her she goes about her days. Through his walks and persistent watching he learns more about her and finds things he made need to do to better himself to have a chance and a few things they could have in common.
Jara's life and job become at risk when his determination to know more about Julia come to a head. While watching her one night at work he sees her go with another man she has laughed with at work into an area of the store without cameras; he can not take not knowing! This sometimes scary but possibly sweet simple man must decide his next move. He has followed her to her house, cinema, internet cafe, and even on a date with another man (he follows the guy also).Read more ›
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Only 2 stars for plot and acting but a fond 2 stars because it's a good character study film.Published 2 months ago by Sunfella "Jim"
I didn't see the whole show !!!
When I tried to finish it, you took it away!!
Not a bad movie, but it takes a long time to make its point. The fist pump in the shower scene had me rolling on the floor. The world truly is a small place.Published 5 months ago by Coldwater
Nice little story. Enjoyable and sprinkled drama, comedy at times.
Nothing earth-shattering, and certainly won't be for everyone - but hey, slow down and enjoy!
This is a great and slow paced movie with lots of detail and hidden messages. One of my favorites of all times because they barely talk, but the attitudes and expressions say so... Read morePublished 11 months ago by AQ
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