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The Garden (1990)

Unrated | | Drama | 1990 (USA)
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A nearly wordless visual narrative inter cuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones.

Director:

Derek Jarman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tilda Swinton ... Madonna
Johnny Mills Johnny Mills ... Lover
Philip MacDonald Philip MacDonald ... Joseph
Pete Lee-Wilson ... Devil
Spencer Leigh Spencer Leigh ... Mary Magdalene / Adam (as Spencer Lee)
Jody Graber Jody Graber ... Young Boy
Roger Cook Roger Cook ... Christ
Kevin Collins ... Lover
Dawn Archibald Dawn Archibald
Milo Bell Milo Bell
Vernon Dobtcheff
Michael Gough
Mirabelle La Manchega Mirabelle La Manchega
Jessica Martin Jessica Martin ... Singer
Jack Birkett Jack Birkett ... Pontius (as Orlando)
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Storyline

A nearly wordless visual narrative intercuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones. A woman, perhaps the Madonna, brings forth her baby to a crowd of intrusive paparazzi; she tries to flee them. Two men who are lovers marry and are arrested by the powers that be. The men are mocked and pilloried, tarred, feathered, and beaten. Loose in this contemporary world of electrical-power transmission lines is also Jesus. The elements, particularly fire and water, content with political power, which is intolerant and murderous. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Connections

Referenced in The Garden: Making of the Garden (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Think Pink
Composed by Roger Edens
Arranged by Dean Broderick
Performed by Jessica Martin
1957 W.B. Music Corp.
Used by permission of
Warner Chappell Music Ltd.
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Sensational!

I've never seen a better movie in my life , Johnny Mills is stunning !


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Country:

UK | Germany | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Garden See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

GBP380,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,141, 2 June 2019

Gross USA:

$5,006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,006
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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