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If you are a bit of a floral enthusiast like us, then it is only natural after a certain amount of time that you are going to be on the lookout for some great movies about flowers. We have curated our very own top ten list of flower movies that we think are a must watch.
Below, we have listed our top recommendations and included a trailer as well as a brief summary of each of the movies to give you an idea of what they are about and whether it is something you might go ahead and consider watching.
Here's the list of flower movies we are going to breakdown:
- The Secret Garden
- Alice in Wonderland
- This Beautiful Fantastic
- The Hanging Garden
- Calendar Girls
- Dare to be Wild
- Kiss the Ground
- Tom's Midnight Garden
1. The Secret Garden
One of my favorite all times films. The Secret Garden is a movie about a young girl who is sent to live with her uncle after her parents die. The girl discovers a secret garden that has been abandoned for many years, and she begins to bring the garden back to life. Along the way, she makes new friends and discovers the secrets of her family's past. The Secret Garden is a heartwarming story about the power of friendship and hope.
2. Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland is a 2009 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. It stars Mia Wasikowska as Alice, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover, and Matt Lucas. The film tells the story of Alice's adventures in Wonderland and her reunion with the Mad Hatter.
The film was shot in the United Kingdom and the United States. Burton initially declined to direct it, but agreed after his wife persuaded him to change his mind. The film premiered at the London Film Festival on October 5, 2009, and was released in the United States on March 5, 2010.
3. This Beautiful Fantastic
The movie is about a young girl who is trying to make it in the world. She is living in a small apartment and is working to make ends meet. She is also trying to write a book. One day, she meets a man who helps her to get her book published. He also helps her to find a place to live and to get a job.
The movie is about following your dreams and not giving up. It is also about the power of friendship. The young girl is able to achieve her goals because she has friends who support her. This movie is a great choice for anyone who is looking for inspiration. It will remind you that anything is possible if you just keep trying.
The movie is also very entertaining. It is full of humor and drama. You will not be bored while watching this film. If you are looking for a feel-good movie, then this is the perfect choice for you.
4. The Hanging Garden
Based on the novel by Patrick White, The Hanging Garden tells the story of a young man who returns to his childhood home to find that his family is in the grips of a mental illness. His mother has become a recluse, and his sister is lost in her own world. The young man struggles to understand his family's condition and find a way to help them.
The Hanging Garden was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It is an intense and moving film that will stay with you long after you've seen it. If you're looking for a thought-provoking movie that will make you question the nature of mental illness, The Hanging Garden is definitely worth watching.
5. Calendar Girls
The Calendar Girls is a movie based on the true story of a group of women who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for their local hospital. The film follows the women as they prepare for and participate in the photoshoot, and later deals with the aftermath of the release of the calendar. It has a fantastic cast that includes Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, and Linda Bassett.
The women posed nude for the calendar to raise money for their hospital because the local government was unwilling to help. The hospital was in danger of closing due to budget cuts, and the women felt that they needed to take action in order to save it.
6. Dare to be Wild
Dare to be Wild is a biographical drama film about Irish horticulturist and botanist Mary “Wild” Reynolds. It follows her journey as she leaves her home in Ireland to study plants in the wild, eventually making her way to California where she becomes a successful botanist and plant breeder.
The young Irish landscape designer who, with no money and no connections, won a gold medal at the Olympics of gardening, the Chelsea Flower Show — beating Prince Charles to a silver medal.The film also stars Emma Greenwell and Tom Hughes. It was released in theaters on April 1, 2016.
Atonement is a 2007 British romantic war drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian McEwan's 2001 novel of the same name. The film stars James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Saoirse Ronan, Romola Garai, and Brenda Blethyn.
The story centres on two siblings, Robbie and Cecilia, who are on the cusp of adulthood in 1935. Robbie has been expelled from boarding school and is home for the summer. Cecilia is an accomplished pianist and is about to embark on her final year at a convent school.
Robbie and Cecilia are both attracted to each other, but their respective guilt and innocence prevent them from acting on their feelings. When Robbie accidentally discovers that Cecilia has been exchanging love letters with a young man named Paul, he misinterprets the situation and believes that she is having an affair.
A prison inmate who goes into a daring "open" institution where convicts may walk about freely and get job training for their impending releases is the subject of this drama. He discovers he has a gift for growing flowers while there, which is recognized by a gardening guru who encourages him and four other prisoners to participate in a national flower arranging contest.
The film is based on a true story and stars Clive Owen, Helen Mirren, David Kelly, and Stephanie Beacham. It was nominated for several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Makeup.
9. Kiss the Ground
Although not strictly a movie about flowers, but rather a documentary that showcases the way regenerative agriculture can be used to help combat climate change. This fantastic Netflix documentary is a brilliant show to inform you on not just the beauty that flowers and plants have from a visual aspect but also how they can contribute to our consistent climate change challenge. Definitely, worth a watch if you are looking for something that has more substance than drama.
10. Tom's Midnight Garden
The Tom's Midnight Garden is about a young boy who discovers a secret garden that is hidden in the walls of his house. The garden is a place where time has stopped, and the boy can explore it at will. He meets a girl who lives in the garden, and they become friends. Together, they explore all of the secrets of the garden.
The Tom's Midnight Garden is special because it is a place where time has stopped. The boy can visit the garden whenever he wants, and he can stay as long as he likes. The garden is a place of magic and mystery, and the boy and the girl can explore it together.
Hopefully, the movies about flowers above have given you some floral inspiration of what you should be watching next or at least reminded you of another film that you have forgotten all about. Of course, if you know of some movies surrounding flowers that you definitely think should have made the list, then please be sure to get in touch in the comments section just below and we would absolutely love to check them out ourselves and then if we think it is good enough, we will be sure to add it to the list above as well.
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