The Selfish giant

United States, 1971

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Animated interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s allegory about selfishness, sharing and love. A beautiful garden is beset by perpetual winter after a greedy giant forbids children to play there. Then he is compelled to help a mysterious child who enters the garden and spring comes. At his life’s end the giant is led to another garden by this child.



Peter Sander

Murray Shostak

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Reiner Film

Weston Woods Studios






Black and White

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