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Sunday
22
APR

Festibérico 2018 closing with "Handia"

19:30
22:00
FESTIBÉRICO
Event organized by FESTIBÉRICO

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HANDIA (in English GIANT) is a drama focused on sibling rivalry and tells the story about the world's tallest man in an unsettling Basque-language period. The film is based on the real story of Miguel Joaquín Eleizegui Arteaga, a 19th century man who suffered from gigantism.

HANDIA won ten Goya Awards last month, including Best Original Screenplay, Best New Actor –Eneko Sagardoy–, and Best Original Score – Pascal Gaigne . Please see the complete list below:
- Best New Actor
- Best Original Screenplay
- Best Production Supervision
- Best Editing
- Best Original Score
- Best Cinematography
- Best Art Direction
- Best Costume Design
- Best Makeup and Hairstyles
- Best Special Effects

HANDIA premiered at the 2017 San Sebastián International Film Festival, where it was awarded the Special Jury Prize, and it was also screened at the 2017 BFI London Film Festival.

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FESTIBÉRICO