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The Selfish Giant

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Directed by Clio Barnard
United Kingdom, 2013
Drama

Synopsis

After being excluded from school, 13-year-old Arbor and his best mate Swifty begin collecting scrap metal for Kitten, a local Bradford dealer, using a horse and cart. But when Arbor begins to emulate the shady Kitten by becoming increasingly greedy and exploitative, tensions start to build.

Synopsis

After being excluded from school, 13-year-old Arbor and his best mate Swifty begin collecting scrap metal for Kitten, a local Bradford dealer, using a horse and cart. But when Arbor begins to emulate the shady Kitten by becoming increasingly greedy and exploitative, tensions start to build.

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The Selfish GiantDirected byClio Barnard

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2013 | Winner: Label Europa Cinemas
BFI London Film Festival
2013 | Winner: Best British Newcomer - Jury Commendation

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