|Directed by||Joel Hershman|
|Produced by||Trudie Styler|
|Written by||Joel Hershman|
|Edited by||Tariq Anwar|
|Distributed by||Samuel Goldwyn Films
|Release date(s)||14 September 2001 (UK)|
|Running time||91 minutes|
Greenfingers is a 2000 British comedy film directed and written by Joel Hershman. It is loosely based on a true story about the award-winning prisoners of HMP Leyhill, a minimum-security prison in the Cotswolds, England.
When Colin Briggs is placed in an experimental program to finish off his prison sentence, all he wants is peace and quiet. But after his wise, elderly roommate Fergus introduces him to gardening, Colin uncovers a talent and passion for plants. Teaming up with his fellow inmates, Colin gets the attention of celebrated gardener Georgina Woodhouse. Soon, the unexpected gardeners are preparing to compete for the Hampton Court Flower Show. And when Colin meets Georgina's beautiful daughter Primrose, he discovers another reason to fight for his freedom: true love.
- Clive Owen – Colin Briggs
- Helen Mirren – Georgina Woodhouse
- Natasha Little – Primrose Woodhouse
- David Kelly – Fergus Wilks
- Warren Clarke – Gov. Hodge
- Danny Dyer – Tony
- Adam Fogerty – Raw
- Paterson Joseph – Jimmy
- Lucy Punch - Holly
- "Greenfingers". Box Office Mojo.
- Deitz, Paula (16 July 1998). "Free to Grow Bluebells in England". The New York Times. p. 13.
- Ramsey, Nancy (22 July 2001). "FILM; Never Too Tough to Be Softened Up by a Flower". The New York Times. p. 22.
- Greenfingers at the Internet Movie Database
- Greenfingers at Rotten Tomatoes
- Greenfingers at AllMovie
- Guys, How Does Your Garden Grow? The New York Times, 27 July 2001.
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