The Secret Garden

Directed by Agnieszka Holland
  • UK
  • 101 mins
  • 1993
  • English

Jacqueline Wilson will attend this screening and introduce the film. 

It's a special garden where friendships blossom, illnesses fade away and sorrows flee. There, troubled orphan Mary, her spoiled, sickly cousin Colin and kindly country boy Dickon discover that a world of caring can make a world of difference.

Age Suitability: 6+

The Secret Garden is chosen by this year’s Festival Curator, beloved children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson. Other films chosen by Dame Jacqueline Wilson are The Illustrated Mum and Mandy.

Read more about Dame Jacqueline Wilson's attendance at ADIFF17. 

Agnieszka Holland's beloved adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, this children's classic has beauty, depth and heart in bucket loads.

Sarah Ahern, Fantastic Flix Programmer

Film Guests in Attendance

The screening will include an extended introduction from Dame Jacqueline Wilson. 

Film Guests in Attendance