Movie Details

Sumptuous gardens on tropical islands in the Caribbean and Pacific, where native plants include orchids and ginger, are visited in this program in the award-winning PBS series. Elegant actress Audrey Hepburn visits famous botanical gardens in the area, walks along the garden paths, makes observations about the plants, and reads excerpts from poetry and literature. Narration by actor Michael York provides historical background and other intriguing information. The series visits more than 50 lovely gardens around the world, each volume having a specific theme. ~ Alice Duncan, Rovi