The BFG (1989 movie)

1989 British animated film produced by Cosgrove Hall Films

The BFG is a 1989 British animated movie produced by Cosgrove Hall Films. Based on the 1982 book of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was directed by Brian Cosgrove and written by John Hambley. The movie was first shown on 25 December 1989 on ITV in the UK.

The BFG
Directed byBrian Cosgrove
Produced byBrian Cosgrove
Mark Hall
Screenplay byJohn Hambley
Based onThe BFG
by Roald Dahl
StarringDavid Jason
Amanda Root
Angela Thorne
Ballard Berkeley
Michael Knowles
Don Henderson
Mollie Sugden
Jimmy Hibbert
Frank Thornton
Music byKeith Hopwood (music and score)
Malcolm Rowe (lyrics and score)
Edited byNigel Rutter
Production
company
Distributed byITV
Release date
  • 25 December 1989 (25 December 1989)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget£3,000,000[1]

The film was dedicated to animator George Jackson, who had worked on numerous Cosgrove Hall productions prior to his death in 1986. This film is also the last and posthumous role of Ballard Berkeley (voice of the Head of the Army), who died in 1988.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The BFG - Animator Mag - Issue 26". Archived from the original on 2020-10-30. Retrieved 2021-01-09.

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