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The Constant Gardener

Fernando Meirelles ('City of God') makes his English language debut with this enthralling, complex John Le Carre thriller. Deceptively sedate at first Justin (Ralph Fiennes) is a mid-level diplomat whose wife (Rachel Weisz) is murdered while they are stationed in Nairobi. Her story is told in energetic flashbacks employing the same hand-held immediacy as 'City of God', while Justin unravels the mystery of her death, and an unapologetic web of corruption. A thoughtful and heart-wrenching meeting of the personal and the political.

Year: 2005
Genre: Drama, Thrillers & Suspense, Best of Post 2000, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), John le Carre, 2006
Country: UK
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite
Duration: 128 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.
7.4/10
Location in store: Drama

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