The Secret Garden 1993

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The Secret Garden ★★½ 1993 (G)

Rekindled interest in Frances Hodgon Burnett's classic tale has prompted a Broadway musical, two TV movies, and this latest big screen version. Befitting director Holland's reputation this version is beautiful but dark, with children prey to very adult anxieties. 102m/C VHS, DVD . Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Haydon Prowse, Andrew Knott, John Lynch; D: Agnieszka Holland; W: Caroline Thompson; C: Roger Deakins; M: Zbigniew Preisner. L.A. Film Critics '93: Score.

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