The Selfish Giant

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  • Genre(s): Animation
  • Release year: 1971
  • Running time: 26 min
The Selfish Giant is an animated short film adaptation of the short story by Oscar Wilde. The story has symbolic religious themes and may be considered a work of allegory in Christian literature. The film was produced in 1971 by the Canadian-based... read more

The Selfish Giant is an animated short film adaptation of the short story by Oscar Wilde. The story has symbolic religious themes and may be considered a work of allegory in Christian literature. The film was produced in 1971 by the Canadian-based Potterton Productions and by Pyramid Films. It earned a 44th Academy Award nomination in the Animated Short Subject category. One of the film's animators was Micheline Lanctôt. The King's Singers provided the vocals after having formed only a few years before.

Original Release

11/26/1971

Cast

Paul Hecht Narrator / Narrator (voice)
Charles Aznavour Récitant / Narrator (French Version)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Peter Sander

Writers

Oscar Wilde, Peter Sander

Cast

Paul Hecht Narrator / Narrator (voice)
Charles Aznavour Récitant / Narrator (French Version)

Producers

Editors

Christine Larocque

1972OscarBest Short Subject, Animated Films Nominated
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