The Constant Gardener
- US / UK
- 2h 8min
- Directed by: Fernando Meirelles
- Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, John Sibi-Okumu, Packson Ngugi, Archie Panjabi, Pete Postlethwaite
- Website: www.theconstantgardener.com
When Nairobi-based diplomat Justin Quayle's (Fiennes) outspoken activist wife Tess (Weisz) is found murdered in a remote region of Northern Kenya, he begins to uncover a whole load of dirty secrets. Beautifully structured and shot, Mereilles' film succeeds as both a polemical thriller and a retrospective love story, with Fiennes outstanding in the role of a man gradually opening up to the depth of his feelings for his wife only after her death.
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