Synopsis

Set on the outskirts of Bradford, The Selfish Giant follows two rebellious young lads - Arbor (Conner Chapman) and Swifty (Shaun Thomas) - 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… Boldly cinematic and thoroughly gripping, Clio Barnard’s (The Arbor) second feature boasts breathtaking cinematography and astonishing performances from its two non-professional leads. Following immense critical acclaim, it cements Barbard’s reputation as a visionary filmmaker.

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Director

Clio Barnard

Cast

Conner Chapman: Arbor Shaun Thomas: Swifty Sean Gilder: Kitten


Crew

Clio Barnard: Director / writer Tracy O'Riordan: Producer

Details

DVD catalogue number: ART682DVD Blu-ray catalogue number: ART089BD

Awards

2014 BAFTA nominee for Best British Film
2013 BIFA winner for Best British Independent Film
2013 BIFA winner for Best Director - Clio Barnard
2013 BIFA winner for Best Screenplay - Clio Barnard
2013 London Film Festival winner for Best British Newcomer - Conner Chapman and Shaun Thomas

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Out now on DVD, Blu-ray & on demand

GENRE: Drama

CERTIFICATE: 15

DIRECTOR: Clio Barnard

CAST:
Conner Chapman: Arbor
Shaun Thomas: Swifty
Sean Gilder: Kitten
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CREW:
Clio Barnard: Director / writer
Tracy O'Riordan: Producer
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DURATION: 91 Mins

COUNTRIES: UK

LANGUAGES: English

AWARDS:
2014 BAFTA nominee for Best British Film
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