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Directed by Agnieszka Holland

United Kingdom 1993 101 mins. In English

When young Mary Lennox’s parents are killed in an earthquake, she is sent from India back to England to live with her uncle. But he is distant and preoccupied, and she is left to mostly fend for herself in his giant mansion. Wandering among the countless rooms and expansive grounds, she finds a locked door in the garden that leads to her own secret world, which she and the children of servants of the household can escape to and call their own. Based on the classic novel by Francis Hodgson Burnet, Holland’s warm adaptation offers a timeless tale of finding one’s way through exploration and facing challenge.

Genres: Family, Drama

Appears in: Kid Flicks

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.