The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

Director Fernando Meirelles' follow up to City Of God, based on the best selling novel by John Le Carre. Stars Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz (in an Oscar winning performance). Shot in Germany, England and Kenya.

When an activist (Rachel Weisz), working in Kenya, is found murdered, her widower (Ralph Fiennes), struck with grief, dives head first into the mystery surrounding her death. "Like many Le Carre stories, it begins with grief and proceeds with sadness toward horror" (Chicago Sun-Times).

Best Supporting Actress (Weisz) winner at the Academy Awards 2006.
2005129 minsUSA, UKEnglish, and in parts Swahili & German
AdaptationDramaThriller

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

This late-August release comes in the nick of time to prove a point: Movies that give a damn do have a place in summer.

Director (1/2 Movies that give a damn do have a place in summer...

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

The film is far from faultless... But this is a powerful and affecting film, a thinking person's thriller...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Serious, topical filmmaking of a very high order. It may not engage as immediately as a Bourne, but it sticks with you longer...

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BBC

BBC

Gripping and intelligent entertainment, The Constant Gardener is a dramatic thriller about a man who only grows to truly understand his wife after she's dead...

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