The Selfish Giant (1971)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Paul Hecht

  • Director

    Peter Sander

  • Countries

    Canada USA

  • Year

    1971

  • Genre

    Animation

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Cast & Credits

Synopsis

Animated film of the story by Oscar Wilde. A giant, who finds children from the village playing in his beautiful garden, chases them away and builds a high wall around his estate. Then Spring leaves the garden and Winter returns and remains there permanently until the children manage to slip through a hole in the wall. Spring then returns. The giant mellows and allows the children to play in his garden whenever they want.

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