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Competition prizeThe BFG (Mark Rylance), while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part.

Giants like Bloodbottler (Bill Hader) and Fleshlumpeater (Jemaine Clement) on the other hand, are twice as big and at least twice as scary and have been known to eat humans, while the BFG prefers Snozzcumbers and Frobscottle.

Upon her arrival in Giant Country, Sophie, a precocious 10-year-old girl from London, is initially frightened of the mysterious giant who has brought her to his cave, but soon comes to realize that the BFG is actually quite gentle and charming, and, having never met a giant before, has many questions.

The BFG brings Sophie to Dream Country where he collects dreams and sends them to children, teaching her all about the magic and mystery of dreams.

Having both been on their own in the world up until now, their affection for one another quickly grows. But Sophie's presence in Giant Country has attracted the unwanted attention of the other giants, who have become increasingly more bothersome.

Directed by threetime Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg (Bridge of Spies, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan) from a screenplay based on the best-selling novel by Roald Dahl, The BFG stars three-time Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies, Wolf Hall), newcomer Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Downton Abbey), Jemaine Clement (Rio 2, The Flight of the Conchords), Rebecca Hall (The Gift, Iron Man 3), Rafe Spall (The Big Short, Prometheus) and Bill Hader (Inside Out, Trainwreck).

The BFG opens in UK cinemas on July 22, 2016, the year that marks the 100th anniversary of Dahl's birth.

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To celebrate the release of The BFG in cinemas on Friday, July 22, 2016, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 3 merchandise packs, including T-shirts, pencils, books, giant ears and more. Simply answer the following question...

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Q. Who adapted the screenplay for The BFG (Clue, the answer is in our trailer)?

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