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Japanese gardens -- delicate and serene yet controlled and orderly -- are featured in this episode of the award-winning PBS series, hosted by actress Audrey Hepburn. The grounds of ancient temples and palaces, the quiet paths of Shinshin-an, the moss garden at Saijo-ji, Katsura's Detached Palace, and the teahouses at Hakusanso are featured. Narration by actor Michael York provides historical background and intriguing information. The series visits more than 50 lovely gardens around the globe, each volume having a specific theme. ~ Alice Duncan, Rovi