PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.
According to The New Yorker magazine, the diagnosis of the film's late screenwriter Melissa Mathison's neuroendocrine cancer, was " . . . an illness that was only diagnosed as production of the movie neared its end."
Why did you take me?
The BFG: Because I hears your lonely heart, in all the secret whisperings of the world.
According to the postage date of one of the letters Sophie puts on the desktop, the events take place in September 1983. But when the Queen phones foreign presidents (suggested by the fact she tells to Nancy (Nancy Reagan) that she want to talk to Ronnie (Ronald Reagan)), she talks before with Boris. Assuming this refers to the Russian/Soviet leader, Boris Yeltsin was elected in 1991. Yuri Andropov headed the USSR at this time.
"For our Melissa."
$19,584,969 (USA) (3 July 2016)
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