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Gigantic

Rating:R (for language, some sexual content and violence)
Genre:Comedy, Romance
Release Date:April 3, 2009
Running time:99 minutes
Cast:Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, John Goodman, Edward Asner, Robert Stanton
Director:Matt Aselton
Producer:Mindy Goldberg, Christine Vachon
Writer:Matt Aselton, Adam Nagata
Distributor:First Independent Pictures

Description: Brian Weathersby is a 28 year-old salesman at a high-end Swedish mattress company. The afterthought child to elderly parents, and the youngest son in a trio of brothers, Brian is searching for his place in the world. Unfulfilled by his work he spends a good portion of his day pursuing his goal of someday adopting a baby from China. He gets swept up in a romance with the lovely but misguided Harriet Lolly when she comes in to his store one day and falls asleep on one of the beds. To win her over, he must compete with her bear of a father, Al Lolly, an art-collecting loudmouth with a bad back and deep pockets. "Gigantic" is a funny, surreal love story about the anxiety that comes when two people with crazy families collide unexpectedly and fall for each other.

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