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Secret Garden, The (1993) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

1629

Avg. Rating:

2.91/4

# of Ratings:

64

Genres:

Drama, Family

Rating:

G

Language:

English

Theater Date:

08/13/1993

Director:

Agnieszka Holland

Actors:

Kate Maberly
Heydon Prowse
Andrew Knott
Maggie Smith
Laura Crossley
John Lynch

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Three children find a magical garden in this big screen adaptation of a 1911 novel.

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mitchellyoung 07/15/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

There's a lot to love about this movie - lush photography, a beautiful soundtrack, and some subtle character moments. it draws you in with its slow pace and, sometimes, that causes the movie to fall into dullness. The fascinating moments outweigh the boring ones, however.

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This is a great movie, but its not for everyone.

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08/01/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"The Secret Garden" should have remained a secret

Based on a 1911 novel, "The Secret Garden" is about a spoiled orphan girl (Kate Maberly) who moves into her uncle's home and meets her ill, and quite spoiled cousin (Heydon Prowse). They, along with a boy named "Dickson" (Andrew Knott), discover a garden behind a locked gate that was the favorite place of the ill boy's deceased mother.

In my opinion, this movie is more for women and girls more then men and boys. There is no action, and so little adventure that you will forget about it rather quickly.

To me, the characters were weakly written and pretty much one-dimensional. I could not connect with any of the characters at all. I think that people who have read the novel would have enjoyed the characters much more. In fact, the character development of the supporting characters is...

Rating of
1/4 

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