The Cement Garden | 1994

Drama, Adaptation
When their mother succumbs to a mysterious illness, four orphaned children bury her in a cement-filled trunk in the cellar. The oldest child, Julie, assumes the maternal role while Jack, fifteen, withdraws into sexual ...more

Cast

... Jack

Actor

... Julie

Actor

... Sue

Actor

... Tom

Actor

... The Mother

Actor

... The Father

Actor

... Derek

Actor

... William

Actor

... Truck Driver

Actor

... Driver's Mate

Actor

... of Commander Hunt

Voice

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Production Company

Bavaria Music Studios, Munich

Production Company

Bavarian Film Subsidy Program

Production Company

Bayerische Hypotheken und Wechselbank AG

Production Company

Berliner Bank AG

Production Company

Burgaud

Production Company

Synopsis

When their mother succumbs to a mysterious illness, four orphaned children bury her in a cement-filled trunk in the cellar. The oldest child, Julie, assumes the maternal role while Jack, fifteen, withdraws into sexual self-absorption. The arrival of Julie's boyfriend Derek spurs Jack into assuming a mantle of maturity by which he finally wins his sister's admiration and love.

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