Starkly emotional and beautifully directed, The Selfish Giant uses a lovely script and some powerful performances to present some of the best that modern British cinema has to offer.
Reel Causes is proud to co-present the Vancouver Premiere of one of the best British Films of 2013.
Vancity Theatre, 6:30 PM, Feb 28th
Acclaimed at this year's Cannes film festival, Clio Barnard's The Selfish Giant is a remarkably assured British feature that conveys a palpable sense of humanity as it paints a portrait of two unlikely young friends.
A contemporary fable about 13 year old Arbor (Conner Chapman) and his best friend Swifty (Shaun Thomas). Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighborhood, the two boys meet Kitten (Sean Gilder), a local scrapdealer - the Selfish Giant.
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