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The Selfish Giant (Blu Ray) The Selfish Giant (Blu Ray)

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Social drama directed by Clio Barnard

Social drama directed by Clio Barnard

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The Selfish Giant is a contemporary socuial drama set on the outskirts of Bradford.

The film follows 13-year-old Arbor (Conner Chapman) and his best friend Swifty (Shaun Thomas). Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighbourhood, the two boys meet Kitten (Sean Gilder), a local scrapdealer.

They begin collecting scrap metal for him using a horse and cart. Swifty has a natural gift with horses while Arbor mimics Kitten - keen to impress him and make some money. However, Kitten favours Swifty, leaving Arbor feeling hurt and excluded and driving a wedge between the boys.

Arbor becomes increasingly greedy and exploitative as he strives to emulate Kitten. Tensions build, leading to a tragic event, which transforms them all.

This bold, gripping story is directed by Clio Barnard (The Arbor) is beautifully shot and performed and won widespread acclaim on its release. 

The Selfish Giant is a contemporary socuial drama set on the outskirts of Bradford.

The film follows 13-year-old Arbor (Conner Chapman) and his best friend Swifty (Shaun Thomas). Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighbourhood, the two boys meet Kitten (Sean Gilder), a local scrapdealer.

They begin collecting scrap metal for him using a horse and cart. Swifty has a natural gift with horses while Arbor mimics Kitten - keen to impress him and make some money. However, Kitten favours Swifty, leaving Arbor feeling hurt and excluded and driving a wedge between the boys.

Arbor becomes increasingly greedy and exploitative as he strives to emulate Kitten. Tensions build, leading to a tragic event, which transforms them all.

This bold, gripping story is directed by Clio Barnard (The Arbor) is beautifully shot and performed and won widespread acclaim on its release. 

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SKU 5021866089409
Catalogue Number ART089BD
Product contents 1 disc
Year 2013
Director Clio Barnard
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Curzon Artificial Eye
Countries United Kingdom
Colour Colour
Sound Stereo
Language(s) English
Running time 91 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15

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