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The Selfish Giant

Set on the outskirts of Bradford, "The Selfish Giant" follows two rebellious young lads - Arbor & Swifty - and their involvement with a local scrap dealer. At first their earnings seem to roll in, but as jealousy and resentment begin to drive the boys apart, Arbor will resort to a desperate act of greed, the tragic consequences of which will tear apart the lives of everyone involved. This bold, gripping film by Clio Barnard ("The Arbor") boasts breathtaking cinematography, compelling performances from its two non-professional leads and immense critical acclaim, hailing it as one of the year's most important British releases.

Year: 2013
Genre: Drama, Nick's Favourites, 2014
Country: UK
Director: Clio Barnard
Starring: Siobhan Finneran, Steve Evets, Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Lorraine Ashbourne, Ian Burfield
Duration: 87 Minutes
Rating: R13 - Offensive langauge
7.3/10
Location in store: Art House Cinema

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