The Cement Garden (film) Jump to navigation Jump to search. The Cement Garden is a 1993 British drama film written and directed by Andrew Birkin. It is based on the 1978 novel of the same name written by Ian McEwan. It was entered into the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival, where Birkin won the Silver Bear for Best Director.
Jul 08, 1993 · The Cement Garden Not Rated | 1h 41min | Drama | 11 February 1994 (USA) Four children try to hold things together and play a family in their isolated prefab house after the …
Mar 04, 1994 · Now comes the film of his “The Cement Garden,” equally perverse, but in a completely different way. The movie takes place mostly inside and outside a barren concrete-walled house on the outskirts of an English town. It seems to be situated on the banks of the town dump.
Critic Reviews for The Cement Garden. Birkin, who wrote the film as well as directed it, has stuck close to the original — the sort of spare, atmospheric novella that adapts well to the screen. The four young actors, by whom it stands or falls, deliver impressively, in particular Robertson and Gainsbourg. A very engaging drama based on Ian McEwan’s novel.
The Cement Garden is the story of a family transformed by tragedy. When the single mother of four children dies, her death is kept secret by the children. The children fear the prospect of being divided and forced into the homes of strangers.
The Cement Garden is a Drama film released in 1993 and directed by Andrew Birkin with a runtime of 105 minutes. The star actors of The Cement Garden are Alice Coulthard, Andrew Robertson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dick Flockhart, Gareth Brown, Hanns Zischler, Jochen Horst, Ned Birkin, Sinéad Cusack, William Hootkins.