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Meeting The Giant is a thoughtful movie that explores foreign import issue

Published on Jun 18, 2014 6:47 PM
 
Meeting The Giant features real-life basketball players and does not use special effects or wires in its action scenes. -- PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

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MEETING THE GIANT (PG)

104 minutes/Opens tomorrow/***

The story: When China teenager Chen Hang (Delvin Goh) joins Junhui's (Chua Seng Jin) secondary school basketball team, he is ostracised for being bigger-sized - and for being good at the game. He later joins a professional team which Junhui's father manages. As Junhui tags along for their training sessions, he witnesses firsthand the challenges faced by the foreign import players such as Xiaodi (Ian Fang) and Shaohua (Michael Lee).

 
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