World soundtrack awards
The Selfish Giant
Archived: The Selfish Giant (2013)

director: Clio Barnard

composer: Harry Escott
With: Conner Chapman (Arbor), Shaun Thomas (Swifty), Sean Gilder (Kitten), Lorraine Ashbourne (Mary), Ian Burfield (Mick Brazil), Steve Evets (Price Drop Swift), Siobhan Finneran (Mrs. Swift), Ralph Ineson (Johnny Jones), Rebecca Manley (Michelle 'Shelly' Fenton), Rhys McCoy (Daniel), a.o.

duration: 91 minutes
Suitable for children , Drama, Youth / Coming-Of-Age

Official Selection - In Competition

Inspired by Oscar Wilde's story of the same name, The Selfish Giant is a contemporary fable about two teenage boys who get caught up in the world of copper theft. The second feature from writer/director Clio Barnard (The Arbor)


director: Clio Barnard
composer: Harry Escott
producer: Tracy O'Riordan
screenplay: Clio Barnard
Editor: Nick Fenton
Cinematography: Mike Eley
sound: Tim Barker

production company: BFI - National Film And Television Archive

More info

subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: United Kingdom
year: 2013


CLIO BARNARD (1965): Lambeth Marsh (2000, documentary short), Random Acts of Intimacy (2002, TV short), Flood (2003, short), The Arbor (2010, documentary), The Selfish Giant (2013)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Clio Barnard

2010:Arbor, The
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