EN - 87-year-old Melvin Wisdahl lives in Corinth, a small ghost town in western North Dakota. He looks back on his life as a farmer on the Great Plains, taking us on a journey through a majestic and unpredictable land in which the immigrants struggled to survive and their descendants continue to face the challenge of constantly shifting natural and economic forces. A story about home.


Title Giants in the Earth
Original title Giants in the Earth
Original language English
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Docs
Genre creative documentary, Biographic, History, Environment, Society
Year 2014
World première / first public presentation 2014-02-25


Photography Piet Deyaert
Editing Kwinten Gernay
Sound Wout Frigne
Music Kejero (Jeroen Rogier)

Technical specs

Running time film 47'
Aspect ratio 1:1.78 (16:9)
Sound format 5.1, stereo
Colour Colour / black-white
Available in 2D


Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

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Last edited on 19 June 2015

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Director Sam Plompen
Producers Sam Plompen
Writers Sam Plompen

Standing People
Sam Plompen
Langeveldstraat 181
1180 Brussels


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