Absolute Giganten

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Absolute Giganten
Absolute Giganten
DVD cover
Directed by Sebastian Schipper
Produced by Stefan Arndt
Tom Tykwer
Written by Sebastian Schipper
Starring Frank Giering
Florian Lukas
Music by The Notwist, Sophia and others
Cinematography Frank Griebe
Edited by Andrew Bird
Distributed by X-Filme Creative Pool
Release date
1999 (Germany)
Running time
80 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

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.

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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