The Secret Garden ( 1993 )


A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, she begins exploring the estate and discovers a garden that has been locked and forgotten. Aided by one of the servants' boys, she begins restoring the garden, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor.

The movie strongly highlights the importance of friendship in overcoming personal struggles.

Characters show compassion and care towards each other, leading to healing and growth.

Curiosity leads the protagonist to discover the secret garden and unravel the mysteries of the past.

The characters show determination and perseverance in restoring the garden and improving their lives.

Empathy is depicted as characters understand and share the feelings of others, leading to mutual support.


Building trust is essential for the characters as they open up to one another.

The film emphasizes the value of working together to achieve a common goal.

The protagonist learns to take responsibility for her actions and the wellbeing of others.

dark 4/10

The movie includes some dark and melancholy themes such as loss and neglect.

fear 3/10

There are scenes where characters experience fear, particularly in the presence of mysterious or unknown elements in the garden.