The Selfish Giant
First screened in September 2013
Director: Clio Barnard. Cast: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder, Rebecca Manley, Elliott Tittensor, Siobhan Finneran, Steve Evets, Rhys McCoy, Lorraine Ashbourne, Ian Burfield, Reece Andrews, Beverly Higgins, Jamie Michie. Screenplay: Clio Barnard (based on the short story by Oscar Wilde).
Twitter Capsule: Gorgeous, emotionally walloping, and unimprovably made. Wizardly synthesis of realism, fable, and subjective POV.

Photo © 2013 Film4/British Film Institute/Sundance Selects
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A


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