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Absolute Giganten is a 1999 German language 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.

Absolute Giganten
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DVD cover
Directed bySebastian Schipper
Produced byStefan Arndt
Tom Tykwer
Written bySebastian Schipper
StarringFrank Giering
Florian Lukas
Music byThe Notwist, Sophia and others
CinematographyFrank Griebe
Edited byAndrew Bird
Distributed byX-Filme Creative Pool
Release date
1999 (Germany)
Running time
80 minutes

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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