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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Conner Chapman
Shaun Thomas
Sean Gilder
Steve Evets
Directors
Clio Barnard
Screenwriters
Clio Barnard
Running Time
91 minutes

The Selfish Giant
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The Selfish Giant

Plot
Poor Bradford schoolkid Arbor (Chapman) persuades his pal (Thomas) to join him in a scrap metal business. This leads them to the unscrupulous rag-and-bone man Kitten (Gilder), with dire consequences for the pair...


Verdict
A terrific human drama about two boys about to be consigned to the scrapheap, with standout performances from its young leads.


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