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Among Giants

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Among Giants

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Rachel Griffiths, Pete Postlethwaite
director:
Sam Miller
genre:
Comedy, Romance, Drama

We gave it a B-

In this affable, low-key romance, the leader of a group of laborers hired to paint a series of enormous electrical pylons falls for a backpacker with a severe case of wanderlust. So expertly does the film establish the camaraderie among the workers and the attraction between the lovers, that the inevitable third-act conflict feels as blatantly artificial as the metal towers studding the English countryside.

Reel Goodies (0:55) If you’ve ever longed to see Postlethwaite and Griffiths go the full monty, here’s your chance.

The Last Detail The script is by Simon Beaufoy, who also wrote, yes, The Full Monty. B-

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