This film explores the daily lives of two aging, eccentric relatives of Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Edie Bouvier Beale and her mother, Edith, are the sole inhabitants of a Long Island estate. During the course of the documentary, they discuss their habits, desires and former loves with filmmakers Albert and David Maysles. The women reveal themselves to be misfits with outsized, engaging personalities. Much of the conversation is centered on their pasts, as mother and daughter now rarely leave home.
After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.
Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality.
A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Lucien, 14, can’t understand why his father, a serious and respected teacher, makes a fool of himself by dressing up as a clown and giving a show. André, Lucien’s father’s best friend, feels for the teenager and decides to reveal something from their mutual past that will explain the reason for Lucien’s father’s strange behavior.
Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help him build a paradise on a Pacific Island, yet another of his get-rich-quick schemes. But luck is against them both and the game ends badly - real life reduced to radio drama.
Kaveh ( Mohammad Reza Foroutan ) and Aban ( Khazar Masoumi ), a young couple who fell in love with the heroes of our story, are foreshadowed by Bijan, Ali and Said looking for them for gardens such as Paradise of Idaho, and in this mysterious journey, we lay in layers Inside love.
Mother and daughter - Big Edie and Little Edie Beale - live with six cats in a crumbling house in East Hampton. Little Edie, in her 50s, who wears scarves and bright colors, sings, mugs for the camera, and talks to Al and David Maysles, the filmmakers. Big Edie, in her 70s, recites poetry, comments on her daughter's behavior, and sings "If I Loved You" in fine voice. She talks in short sentences; her daughter in volumes. The film is episodic: friends visit, there's a small fire in the house, Little Edie goes to the shore and swims. She talks about the Catholic Church. She's ashamed that local authorities raided the house because of all the cats. She values being different.
A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King Louis XIV.
A paradise is emerging on earth. It is neither a dream nor a utopian delusion but an opportunity for a new kind of society. A step beyond the human as it has been known. A step we don’t dare to consummate.
A male lion, right next to bars that are about 6 or 8 inches apart, keenly watches a uniformed zoo attendant toss small morsels of food into the cage. The lion alternates between finding the food on the cage floor and reaching through the bars to swipe at the man, who stays alarmingly close to the beast. In the background are the large rocks and brick wall at the back of the lion's habitat.
Kawariki must become the leader of the family after his father retires in this intimate drama. A husband and father, he realizes that in order to lead with integrity, he must come out and be honest about his own life, even though it will test the boundaries of acceptance and unconditional love. Offering valuable insights into Maori traditions, family ideals and cultural values, this feature debut is rich and textured with emotional layers and stunning New Zealand landscapes. Written by Websurfer (IMDB.com)
FIVE SEASONS: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, immerses viewers in Oudolf’s work and takes us inside his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to theories on beauty, to the ecological implications of his ideas.
When he loses his position as a powerful government minister, Vincent is dropped by his pretty mistress and must begin life anew, without the privileges of power. As he gradually becomes acquainted with milieus which he d either forgotten or never known and a host of sometimes eccentric, often remarkable everyday people, Vincent really begins to start living again.
On 20th July 2010, Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band performed a two hour show at the Iveagh Gardens in Dublin spanning Josh's full catalogue. The Iveagh Gardens is a set of beautiful public gardens in Dublin, Ireland. This was the first time there had ever been a rock show there.
A veddy veddy proper British officer (Isarco Ravaoili, later to appear in the even worse Achtung! The Desert Tigers) tries to whip a group of recalcitrant American troops into shape in order to lead them on a dangerous commando raid deep in enemy territory. He's assisted in his efforts by Lt. Billings ('Jeff Cameron', aka Giovanni Scarciofolo), a comparatively sane US Army officer. Coming very late in the Italian war movie cycle, I Giardini del Diavolo (Heroes Without Glory) is bottom of the barrel cinema scrapings, with little effort made to maintain period detail or military accuracy. Thankfully, there's a fair amount of action provided as a distraction from the threadbare plot and early '70s hairstyles.
Audrey Hepburn takes viewers on a tour of the world's greatest gardens.
What is it that would cause a large group of highly successful people to attend an elementary school reunion 50 years after their graduation? And what was it about Kew Gardens that made it a hothouse for talent and creativity, a place where the children were nurtured to become well known musicians and artists, scientists and writers?
Julius is a down-on-his-luck ex-boxer in search of redemption...Munachi is a pretty, bubbly young girl with a dark secret. Their chance meeting on a park bench in Oxford Gardens one summer afternoon sets in motion an unlikely friendship and an uplifting journey through their respective fears; and through hope, faith, and love; to a stoic acceptance of whatever life throws at them.
Can changing your back yard change your life? That's the question asked by Dream Gardens, hosted by Michael McCoy, one of Australia’s leading landscape designers, each episode follows the transformation of a garden and the family behind it.
There is something quite special about our gardens. They are a place where so many of us escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 'Best Gardens' is a ten part Australian series that brings to life the heart and soul of everything outdoors. Each episode captivates the audience while walking them through some of the most exciting and visually stunning gardens and landscapes around. The show is just as educational as it is entertaining. Viewers can laugh along with hosts Steve and Gary as they get an up-close look at some of the most inspiring outdoor spaces around.
Monty Don conducts his personal 'grand garden tour' around Italy, including the retreats of the affluent north and horticultural gems of the south.
Fluffy Gardens is an Irish preschool animation television show created, written and directed by Jason Tammemagi and produced by Monster Animation & Design Ltd. Each seven-minute episode tells the story of a different character. Characters include Paolo the Cat, Lola the Mosquito, Wee Reg the Puppy, George the Mean Yellow Dog, and the Small Green Thing. The show is distributed internationally by Target Entertainment. The show airs currently on Radio Telefís Éireann in Ireland, Cartoonito and CITV in the UK, Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Australia and Discovery Kids and Smile of a Child in the United States. The show has sold in over 100 countries worldwide.
Open Gardens was a BBC Two gardening programme presented by plantswoman and writer Carol Klein. It was produced by Twofour and was aired in 2006 and again in 2007
Better Homes and Gardens is a multiple Logie Award winning Australian lifestyle television program which is broadcast on the Seven Network. The program covers a wide variety of lifestyle related topics and hobbies,offering advice and solutions including gardening, cooking, craft, pet care, home improvement and DIY as well as featuring celebrity guests. Australian actress Noni Hazlehurst hosted the show during its premiere year in 1995 through to 2004. Her husband at the time, John Jarratt was also a presenter on the show. Former swimmer-turned-television presenter Johanna Griggs replaced Noni as host in 2005. The show also features pet advice from Dr. Harry Cooper, a popular TV vet, after his TV series, Harry's Practice, which also featured Dr. Katrina Warren and Dr. Chris Brown, was axed in 2003. The theme song for the show until 2005 was a cover of The Beatles' "Getting Better". This was changed to a new theme in 2006, composed by Jay Stewart.
Around the World in 80 Gardens was a television series of 10 programmes in which British gardener and broadcaster Monty Don visited 80 of the world's most celebrated gardens. The series was filmed over a period of 18 months and was first broadcast on BBC Two at 9.00pm on successive Sundays from 27 January to 30 March 2008. A book based on the series was also published. The title of the series was a reference to Jules Verne's novel Around the World in Eighty Days and is a spiritual successor to Dan Cruickshank's earlier television series, Around the World in 80 Treasures, first broadcast in 2005.
Six young performers having been dubbed “most likely to succeed” in their hometowns now face the challenges and opportunities of a lifetime in the City of Angels.
Filmed on location in some of the world's most beautiful, noteworthy gardens, hosted by Audrey Hepburn, and co-narrated by Michael York, this series includes exemplary public and private gardens in England, France, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Dominican Republic & U.S.A.
Dooley Gardens is a Canadian television sitcom, which aired on CBC Television in 1999. The series was set in a hockey rink in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, inherited by Skye Dooley after the death of her father. The show's cast also included Mary Walsh as canteen operator Marilyn Benoit, Andy Jones as manager Eddie Hawco, Andrew Younghusband as the possibly-crazy zamboni driver Tracy, and Ron Hynes as Johnny Shea. Younghusband and Edward Riche were the show's writers. Original music was composed by Sandy Morris and Paul Kinsman.
P. Allen Smith Gardens is a syndicated home and garden television series hosted by P. Allen Smith.
Garden Smart is a home and garden television series hosted by Eric Johnson and airing on the Public Broadcasting Service. The series debuted in 2001. Even though the show deals heavily with gardening, it is also a show about horticulture and outdoor design as well.