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Tom's Midnight Garden
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Willard Carroll (screenplay)
Philippa Pearce (novel)
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Release Date:
2 July 1999 (Italy) See more »
It was a special time... and a special place
Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles... See more » | Add synopsis »
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It was great and the cast was fabulous. See more (18 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Nigel Le Vaillant ... Thomas Long (adult)

Marlene Sidaway ... Doris Schuster
Serena Gordon ... Melody Long
Alfie Lawrence ... Harriet Long
Mel Martin ... Alice Long

Greta Scacchi ... Aunt Gwen Kitson

James Wilby ... Uncle Alan Kitson
Anthony Way ... Tom Long
Nick Robinson ... Peter Long
Liz Smith ... Mrs. Willows
Arlene Cockburn ... Susan the Maid
Tom Bowles ... Mr. Ferguson

Joan Plowright ... Mrs. Bartholomew

David Bradley ... Abel

Stuart Piper ... Hubert

Guy Witcher ... Edgar
Rory Jennings ... James (12 years)
Florence Hoath ... Hatty (12 / 13 years)

Penelope Wilton ... Aunt Melbourne
Laurel Melsom ... Youngest Hatty

Noah Huntley ... James (20 years)

Caroline Carver ... Hatty (young woman)
Daniel Betts ... Barty
Robert Putt ... Tower Keeper
Arthur Cox ... Mr. Batsford

Directed by
Willard Carroll 
Writing credits
Willard Carroll (screenplay)

Philippa Pearce (novel)

Produced by
Nick De Grunwald .... co-producer
Eva Redfern .... co-producer
Charles Salmon .... producer
Adam Shapiro .... producer
Yukio Sonoyama .... executive producer
Marie Vine .... executive producer
Thomas L. Wilhite .... executive producer
Original Music by
Debbie Wiseman 
Cinematography by
Gavin Finney (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Les Healey 
Casting by
Joyce Nettles 
Production Design by
James Merifield 
Art Direction by
Justin Warburton-Brown 
Costume Design by
Deirdre Clancy 
Makeup Department
Roseann Samuel .... key hair stylist
Roseann Samuel .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Kurt Albrecht .... executive in charge of production
Kelly Howard-Garde .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kate Hazell .... assistant director
Matthew Penry-Davey .... assistant director
John Watson .... assistant director
Art Department
Mike Cuddy .... props storeman
Brian Neighbour .... construction manager
Sound Department
Julie Ankerson .... foley artist
Chinna Boapeah .... boom operator
Kevin Brazier .... sound editor
Roger Dobson .... dialogue editor
John Fewell .... foley artist
Stephen Griffiths .... sound effects editor
Dave Humphries .... dubbing mixer
George Richards .... sound recordist
Trevor Swanscott .... foley mixer
Special Effects by
Dave Crownshaw .... snow effects supervisor
Casper Lailey .... special effects technician
Ken Lailey .... special effects supervisor
John Mason .... snow effects technician
Alastair Vardy .... special effects technician
Mark Raymond .... snow effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Sarah Marchant .... Inferno artist
Paul Round .... Inferno artist
David Sewell .... visual effects artist
Trevor Young .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Dempsey .... camera trainee: second unit
Mary Kyte .... first assistant camera
Lee Walters .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charlotte Bird .... wardrobe supervisor
Elvis Davis .... key set costumer
Fiona McCann .... costume assistant
Location Management
Casper Mills .... location manager (as Casper Mill)
Music Department
Dick Lewzey .... music recordist
Perry Montague Mason .... orchestra leader (as Perry Montague-Mason)
Justin Pearson .... music coordinator: strings
Debbie Wiseman .... conductor
Debbie Wiseman .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Gary Birmingham .... transportation
Other crew
Charlotte Farrar .... assistant accountant
Claire Peberdy .... production assistant
Penny Perry .... production coordinator
June Randall .... script supervisor
Janet Willis .... chaperone to Mr Way

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
107 min | UK:92 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

The clock in Tom's office at the start of the film is the clock from the house.See more »
[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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Movie Connections:
Version of "Tom's Midnight Garden" (1989)See more »
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Chapter Headings, official version:
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
It was great and the cast was fabulous., 24 November 2005
Author: husnain ali from London, England

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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