The Selfish Giant

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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On my radar: Stephen Graham’s cultural highlights
The Boardwalk Empire actor on the brilliance of The Sopranos, Venice in winter and taking the kids to see Kasabian

Ralph Jones

22, Feb, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Children in cinema: never mind Nemo, what about finding some funding?

There's more to childhood in the movies – and in real life – than cute fish and happy endings. Danny Leigh explores a strangely neglected genre and audience

Danny Leigh

03, Apr, 2014 @7:00 AM

Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads
The Kes-like Selfish Giant retains its astonishing power on the small screen, writes Guy Lodge

Guy Lodge

26, Jan, 2014 @12:05 AM

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Not the Oscars … the Guardian Film Awards longlist announced

12 Years a Slave leads the inaugural longlist, but there's also recognition for The Selfish Giant, Wadjda and more in new set of awards that aim to act as an antidote

Catherine Shoard

17, Jan, 2014 @8:44 AM

Why being British is no longer a handicap when it comes to films

Philomena, The Selfish Giant, Gravity … some of the year's best and biggest movies have their roots in the UK. Rush producer Andrew Eaton says it's time to fly the flag for British films

Andrew Eaton

16, Dec, 2013 @4:44 PM

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Starred Up heads British independent film awards nominations

Prison drama starring Jack O'Connell leads the field with eight nods, with The Selfish Giant just behind with seven

Andrew Pulver

11, Nov, 2013 @1:30 PM

The Selfish Giant – review
Clio Barnard's affecting take on Oscar Wilde's fable sees a pair of outsiders scrabble to survive on a poor Bradford estate

Mark Kermode

26, Oct, 2013 @11:05 PM

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The Selfish Giant, Bad Grandpa, Ender's Game: this week's new films

The Selfish Giant | Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa | Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs | Ender's Game | Wolf Children | One Chance | Closed Circuit | Le Skylab | Muscle Shoals

Steve Rose

26, Oct, 2013 @5:00 AM

The Guardian Film Show: One Chance, Ender's Game and The Selfish Giant - video review

Catherine Shoard and Peter Bradshaw join Xan Brooks to review new films including Harrison Ford in Ender's Game and James Corden in One Chance

Xan Brooks, Catherine Shoard, Peter Bradshaw, Richard Sprenger and Thibaut Remy

25, Oct, 2013 @8:58 AM

The Selfish Giant – review

Clio Barnard's social-realist tale of a teen scrap scavenger goes at it like a supercharged Ken Loach – and packs in Bradford's answer to Ben-Hur to boot

Peter Bradshaw

24, Oct, 2013 @1:38 PM

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Scrapheap challenge: on the set of The Selfish Giant
Clio Barnard's first film The Arbor was a ground-breaking look at life on a Bradford estate. Now she's returned to the area – to chronicle its teenage scrap-dealers. Patrick Barkham joins the set of The Selfish Giant to find out why

Patrick Barkham

20, Oct, 2013 @3:00 PM

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