“This garden – it’s capable of extraordinary things. Now will you believe in the magic?” First look trailer for the adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett classic children’s novel ‘The Secret Garden,’ directed by BAFTA-winning filmmaker Marc Munden (‘National Treasure,’ ‘Utopia’).
THE SECRET GARDEN film tells the story of Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx, Genius, The Little Stranger and A Royal Winter), a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents.
When they suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven (Academy Award® and BAFTA-winner Colin Firth – A Single Man, The King’s Speech, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Bridget Jones’s Baby) on his remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors. There, she begins to uncover many family secrets, particularly after meeting her sickly cousin Colin (Edan Hayhurst – Genius, There She Goes), who has been shut away in a wing of the house.
Together, these two damaged, slightly misfit children heal each other through their discovery of a wondrous secret garden, lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor. A magical place of adventure that will change their lives forever.
THE SECRET GARDEN opens in Irish cinemas on April 17, 2020.