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A trilogy of animated films based on three of Oscar Wilde's best-loved children's short stories: The Devoted Friend, The Selfish Giant, and The Nightingale and the Rose

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A trilogy of animated films based on three of Oscar Wilde's best-loved children's short stories: The Devoted Friend, The Selfish Giant, and The Nightingale and the Rose

Series 1 Summary

Three of Oscar Wilde's best-loved children's short stories form a trilogy of animated films, featuring a host of well-known vocal talents.

  • Episode 1 - The Nightingale and the Rose

    Oscar Wilde's children's short story explores the themes of love and sacrifice

  • Episode 2 - The Selfish Giant

    The Selfish Giant: An enchanting animated tale by Oscar Wilde in which a selfish giant is transformed by the innocent love of children

  • Episode 3 - The Devoted Friend

    An animated darker tale demonstrating Oscar Wilde's acid wit through an exploration of the nature of friendship and society

Wilde Stories synopsis

A trilogy of animated films based on three of Oscar Wilde's best-loved children's short stories: The Devoted Friend, The Selfish Giant, and The Nightingale and the Rose

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