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Greenfingers (2000)

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A prison inmate with a green thumb goes on to compete in a national gardening competition. Based on a true story.

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Joel Hershman

Writer:

Joel Hershman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clive Owen ... Colin Briggs
Helen Mirren ... Georgina Woodhouse
David Kelly ... Fergus Wilks
Warren Clarke ... Governor Hodge
Danny Dyer ... Tony
Adam Fogerty ... Raw
Paterson Joseph ... Jimmy
Natasha Little ... Primrose Woodhouse
Peter Guinness ... Dudley
Lucy Punch ... Holly
Sally Edwards Sally Edwards ... Susan Hodge
Donald Douglas ... Nigel
Kevin McMonagle Kevin McMonagle ... Laurence
Julie Saunders Julie Saunders ... Sarah
Jordan Maxwell ... John (as Jorden Maxwell)
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Storyline

Clive Owen stars as a prison inmate who goes into an experimental "open" prison where the inmates walk around freely and get job training for their impending releases. While there, he discovers he has a talent for growing flowers. His talent is recognized by a gardening guru who encourages him and four other inmates to enter a national gardening competition. Written by Greg Bulmash <greg@imdb.com>

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Jardinage à l'anglaise See more »

Filming Locations:

Fairford, England, UK

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Box Office

Budget:

£1,365,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$65,584, 29 July 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,439,287, 11 November 2001
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film is based on inmates of Her Majesty's Prison Leyhill which is located in Cotswold. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie when Colin is walking with Primrose through to the garden in the competition, she is/is not wearing a necklace between shots. See more »

Quotes

Georgina: That's what I like about plants - they don't answer back.
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Soundtracks

All I Want Is You
Words by Bono
Music by U2
Performed by U2
Published by Blue Mountain Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Universal - Island Records Limited
Licensed by kind permission from the Film and TV Licensing Division, part of the Universal Music Group
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Delightful, uplifting tale
15 October 2002 | by mark-337See all my reviews

This is a wonderful (true) story of hardened criminals who, through gardening, become human again. The performances are all quite excellent, including that of the ever-enjoyable Helen Mirren. Even if you aren't a gardener, you will enjoy this film about redemption and triumph.


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