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The Spanish Gardener (1956)

 |  Drama  |  28 January 1957 (UK)
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British diplomat Harrington Brande takes up his new post in Spain accompanied by his son Nicholas. The posting is something of a disappointment to the elder Brande who was hoping for a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jose
Jon Whiteley ...
Nicholas Brande
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Harrington Brande
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Maureen Swanson ...
Maria
Lyndon Brook ...
Robert Burton
Josephine Griffin ...
Carol Burton
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Leighton Bailey
Rosalie Crutchley ...
Magdalena
Ina De La Haye ...
Jose's Mother
Geoffrey Keen ...
Dr. Harvey
Harold Scott ...
Pedro
Jack Stewart ...
Police Escort
Richard Molinas ...
Police Escort
Susan Lyall Grant ...
Maid
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British diplomat Harrington Brande takes up his new post in Spain accompanied by his son Nicholas. The posting is something of a disappointment to the elder Brande who was hoping for a promotion. That his wife had left him seems to have affected his career. Nicholas sees it all as something of an adventure and soon becomes fast friends with the new gardener, Jose. As Nicholas begins to spend more time with Jose, his father takes offense and is concerned at the boy's loss of affection for him, or so he perceives. It leads him to bar Nicholas from even speaking to the gardener. As tensions mount, another servant frames Jose for theft forcing everyone to review the situation. Written by garykmcd

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Der spanische Gärtner  »

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'Harold Scott' is dubbed by Maurice Denham in this movie. See more »

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A Beautiful Film
9 July 2005 | by (Tehran) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie when I was a kid and it has left a very nice feeling inside me whenever I remember it.

It is a very emotionally complicated movie with wonderful actors.

I also very much like the acting of the boy and the gardener.

The actor who plays the father is also very natural and delivers a believable and wonderful acting.

The other remarkable point is the screenplay and the story which is very deep. sometimes it makes you feel satisfied and entertained sometimes it makes you cry.

In all, It's a movie that you have to watch if you are a film lover.

8 out of 10 is my vote.


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