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The Selfish Giant

Director : Clio Barnard
Production year : 2013
Nationality : United Kingdom

THE SELFISH GIANT, inspired by Oscar Wilde’s story, is about 13 year old Arbor and his best friend Swifty. Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighbourhood, the two boys meet Kitten, a local scrapdealer. They begin to collect scrap metal for him using a horse and a cart. Swifty has a natural gift with horses while Arbor imitates Kitten, keen to impress him and make some money. However, Kitten favours Swifty, leaving Arbor feeling hurt and excluded, driving a wedge between the boys.

The Selfish Giant
Europa Cinemas Label

Release Dates

Country Release date Local title
Denmark 2014/04/24 The Selfish Giant
Sweden 2014/03/28 The Selfish Giant
Greece 2014/02/13 O egoistis gigantas
Norway 2014/02/07 The Selfish Giant: En himmel av kobber
Netherlands 2014/01/30 The Selfish Giant
Belgium 2014/01/15 Le Géant égoïste
France 2013/12/18 Le Géant égoïste
Slovenia 2013/11/25 Sebični velikan
United Kingdom 2013/10/25 The Selfish Giant
Ireland 2013/10/25 The Selfish Giant

Circulation of the film in the network until 2017

279 Number of cinemas
28 Number of countries

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