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The constant gardener

Author: Jeffrey CaineSimon Channing-WilliamsFernando MeirellesJohn Le CarréFocus Features.All authors
Publisher: [Australia] : Universal Studios, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After his wife is murdered in Kenya, Justin Quayle, a mild, low-level diplomat and a constant gardener, must investigate his wife's death, their relationship, and his own heart. In flashbacks, we see them meet, marry, and fall in love; we follow her in the teeming streets and clinics of Nairobi, usually accompanying Arnold Bluhm, a Black doctor with whom she spent the night before her murder, and who, after robbers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: John Le Carré
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Caine; Simon Channing-Williams; Fernando Meirelles; John Le Carré; Focus Features.; UK Film Council.; Potboiler Productions Ltd.; Scion Films.
OCLC Number: 156251556
Language Note: In English or Castilian Spanish (Dolby 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, Castilian Spanish and English for the deaf or hard of hearing.
Notes: Catalogued from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Based upon the novel by John Le Carré.
Special features: deleted scenes ; extended scenes ; embracing Africa: filming in Kenya ; John Le Carré: from page to the screen ; anatomy of a global thriller: behind the scenes of 'The constant gardener'.
Credits: Screenplay by Jeffrey Caine ; produced by Simon Channing Williams ; directed by Fernando Meirelles.
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Fill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite.
Target Audience: M - Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Note: Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen ; encoded for region 4 ; PAL.
Responsibility: Focus Features presnets in association with UK Film Council a Potboiler production in association with Scion Films.

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After his wife is murdered in Kenya, Justin Quayle, a mild, low-level diplomat and a constant gardener, must investigate his wife's death, their relationship, and his own heart. In flashbacks, we see them meet, marry, and fall in love; we follow her in the teeming streets and clinics of Nairobi, usually accompanying Arnold Bluhm, a Black doctor with whom she spent the night before her murder, and who, after robbers, is the prime suspect. In his own investigation, Justin must not quail as he faces his memories, his colleagues, local police, hired thugs, and a nasty corporate CEO. Help and connections, as well as conspiracies, come from unexpected places.

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