The Selfish Giant

  • Screening Dates: 3rd July 2014, 8pm  //  24th July 2014, 6pm
  • Starring: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder
  • Directed by: Cleo Barnard
  • Running time: 91 minutes
  • Rating: R 13
  • Language: English
Synopsis:

Set against the grim backdrop of an English housing estate, 2 wayward teenagers, Arbor and Swiftly, begin scrapping for a metal-dealer when they are expelled from school. Ddrawn into an underworld of theft, violence, and illegal racing, the boys must learn what it means to be a man in a world that wants to forget you exist.

Starkly emotional, and beautifully directed, The Selfish Giant uses a lovely script and some powerful performances to pre4sent some of the best that modern British cinema has to offer.