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Review: The Selfish Giant

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Ken Korman on Clio Bernard's harrowing film about two young English boys by Ken Korman Though initially inspired by the Oscar Wilde children's story of the same name, this harrowing work of social realism from British director Clio Barnard plays ...

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Review: The Selfish Giant

Ken Korman on Clio Bernard's harrowing film about two young English boys by Ken Korman Though initially inspired by the Oscar Wilde children's story of the same name, this harrowing work of social realism from British director Clio Barnard plays more like a Charles Dickens tale updated for post-industrial England. The Selfish Giant tells the story of hyperactive 13-year-old Arbor and his mild-mannered best friend Swifty, an odd couple who balance each other out in a shared daily quest for survival.? [ Read more ]

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