The Giants

dir. Laurence Billiet, Rachael Antony / 2023 / Australia / 113min.
Green Warsaw Award
”The Giants” is a biopic of environmentalist Bob Brown, a National Living Treasure, the first openly gay member of parliament in Australia and leader of the world’s first Green party.

”The Giants” is a biopic of environmentalist Bob Brown, a National Living Treasure, the first openly gay member of parliament in Australia and leader of the world’s first Green party. It’s also about the life of trees, which scientists are only starting to understand. The film goes from Bob's story to the trees’ story – revealing just how closely intertwined they are. It’s a joyous exploration of the Forest delivered in a new, creative and awe-inspiring way.

duration:
113 min
country / year of production:
Australia / 2023
director:
Laurence Billiet, Rachael Antony
cinematography:
Sherwin Akbarzadeh
producer:
Laurence Billiet, Rachael Antony / General Strike, Matchbox Pictures
selected festivals and awards:
2023 – Adelaide FF, 2023 – Wàhanu Màrama IFF, 2023 – AACTA Awards
sections:
We Can Be Heroes Awarded at 21st MDAG
competitions:
Green Warsaw Award
tags:
politics ecology relations activism LGBTQ+ awarded nature

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