The Chalk Garden (1998)
Release Date: Jan 1, 1998 Wide
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 540
This film adaptation of Edith Bagnold's play stars Deborah Kerr as Miss Madrigal, the secretive new governess of British "problem child" Laurel (Hayley Mills). Both Madrigal and faithful butler Maitland (John Mills) are aware that Laurel's atrocious behavior stems from her belief that her oft-married mother (Elizabeth Sellars) does not love her. Madrigal determines to straighten out Laurel before she becomes totally unmanageable and hurts someone else. She knows what she's doing; Madrigal has
Jan 1, 1998 Wide
MCA Universal Home Video
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Audience Reviews for The Chalk Garden
- Miss Madrigal: Do you usually interview applicants at the door?
- Judge McWhirrey: No thanks, I'll pass. Alcohol in the middle of the day is exciting when you're thirty, but disasterous at 70.
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