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The Selfish Giant (2013)

The Selfish Giant
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7.3 IMDB rating
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Shaun Thomas Shaun Thomas
Swifty
Ralph Ineson Ralph Ineson
Johnny Jones
Ian Burfield Ian Burfield
Mick Brazil
Everal Walsh Everal Walsh
Railway Man
Sean Gilder Sean Gilder
Kitten
Elliott Tittensor Elliott Tittensor
Martin Fenton


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Clio Barnard Clio Barnard
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There'll be no future if u r pursuing a wrong path

3 years, 7 months ago at Mar 25 19:33
A surprisingly good movie, unexpectedly exceeded all my expectations and put me on speechless. It was inspired by the Oscar Wilde story which portrays two English boys who are suspended from their school for misbehaving. They are inherited from the poor family which led them to work for a local scrap dealer. After sometime the things changes between them and decides to move in different directions... read more
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13 year old Arbor and his best friend Swifty, both excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighbourhood, meet Kitten, a local scrapdealer and begin collecting scrap metal for him using a horse and cart. Swifty has a natural gift with horses while Arbor emulates Kitten - keen to impress him and make some money. But when Kitten begins to favour Swifty, leaving Arbor hurt and excluded, a wedge is driven between the boys. Arbor becomes increasingly greedy and exploitative, increasing the tension between them, and leading to a tragic event which transforms them all.
Release date: 25 October 2013
Tags: 2013 (2), 2010s (2), Drama (1), Film 4 (1), West Yorkshire (1), Bradford (1), British (1)
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