Absolute Giganten

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Absolute Giganten
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Directed by Sebastian Schipper
Produced by
Written bySebastian Schipper
Music by The Notwist, Sophia and others
Cinematography Frank Griebe
Edited by Andrew Bird
Distributed by X-Filme Creative Pool
Release date
  • 30 September 1999 (1999-09-30)(Germany)
Running time
80 minutes

Absolute Giganten is a 1999 German comedy drama film written and directed by Sebastian Schipper, produced by Stefan Arndt and Tom Tykwer. Set in Hamburg, it depicts how a group of young Germans react to the prospect of one of them leaving forever, and involves drink, V8 engines, and an extraordinary game of table football.

It was Schipper's first movie as a director. In the year 2000 the movie won the German Film Award in the category Outstanding Feature Film.


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