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Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)

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Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nigel Le Vaillant ...
Thomas Long (adult)
Marlene Sidaway ...
Doris Schuster
Serena Gordon ...
Melody Long
Alfie Lawrence ...
Harriet Long
Mel Martin ...
Alice Long
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Aunt Gwen Kitson
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Uncle Alan Kitson
Anthony Way ...
Tom Long
Nick Robinson ...
Peter Long
Liz Smith ...
Mrs. Willows
Arlene Cockburn ...
Susan the Maid
Tom Bowles ...
Mr. Ferguson
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Abel
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Hubert
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Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play in; but his disappointment turns to wonder when he discovers a magical garden which only appears at night when an old grandfather clock strikes thirteen. His nightly excursions to this beautiful garden become even more interesting when he realises that the people he meets cannot see him - except one young girl named Hattie. Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

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It was a special time... and a special place


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Il giardino di mezzanotte  »

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[talking about Hatty]
James: Why do you hate her so much?
Aunt Melbourne: I hate her because it's so easy for the rest of you to love her.
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After Always
Written by Debbie Wiseman & Don Black
Performed by Barbara Dickson & Miriam Stockley
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It was great and the cast was fabulous.
24 November 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film is great.I watched it in school because we were reading the book. Tom Long's brother Peter Long has measles so Tom has to stay with his aunt Gwenn Kitson and uncle Alan Kitson.Tom's aunt and uncle live in a very strange house.A couple of days later Tom makes a new friend, Hatty and they play together.Tom is actually invisible so it makes them playing even better.Hatty is growing up very quickly when Tom is just a kid until Hatty becomes a real women.Tom is telling this true story of when he was young (12 years old). In school we had a trip which was going to see Tom's midnight garden at a theatre and it was fabulous.I got a better understanding when I watched the film because it was great.


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