I Kill Giants (Chasseuse de géants)
An oddball girl named Barbara Thorson regularly brings a Norse warhammer to her middle school, and has a detailed imaginary life in which she is a skilled giant killer. However, her flights of fantasy might be an attempt to cope with troubles at home.
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The Film Stage
March 21, 2018 While the film isn't as subtle as A Monster Calls or Where the Wild Things Are, it captures the messiness of suffering just as well.Read in Source
March 22, 2018 By the time Barbara's problems are revealed to be far more mundane than fantastical, the movie has lost all its magic.Read in Source
March 21, 2018 There's not enough to the story to keep the effort engrossing, finding the tale overflowing with sincerity, but lacking content, often scrambling to fill a feature-length run time.Read in Source
New York Times
March 22, 2018 This intimate story about a troubled 12-year-old who's on a mission to save her town is virtually tone perfect.Read in Source
Mark Reviews Movies
March 22, 2018 [T]he movie is playing a game of sorts with pain and grief. It's tricky territory that the movie almost navigates successfully.Read in Source
Daily Film Fix
March 23, 2018 Poignant, "I Kill Giants" uses fantasy elements to grab viewers and discuss the effect of tragedy on the youngest among us. It also reminds us of the importance of creativity and imagination as a device to deal with life's difficulties.Read in Source
Film Journal International
March 22, 2018 I Kill Giants is a dark piece of work for children, which is far from a bad thing.Read in Source
March 21, 2018 The vivid cinematography, affecting performance by Wolfe, and lack of saccharine allow the film to resonate not only with the teen target demographic but older viewers as well.Read in Source
March 23, 2018 There's still something about I Kill Giants that feels projected, a work more informed by empathy than experience.Read in Source
October 06, 2017 A sensitive and attractive, if not wholly convincing, pairing of fantasy with real-life turmoil.Read in Source
March 21, 2018 I Kill Giants might work great for a target audience of misunderstood tween/teenagers who are looking for something more somber and personal than Harry Potter, but I don't think it'll mean much to anyone else.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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