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Title The constant gardener / Universal Pictures ; Focus Features presents ; in association with the UK Film Council ; a Potboiler Production ; in association with Scion Films ; TCG Production Partnership ; screenplay by Jeffrey Caine, based upon the novel by John Le Carré ; produced by Simon Channing Williams ; directed by Fernando Meirelles.

Publication Info. Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2006.

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Edition Full-screen presentation.
Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Focus Features spotlight series
Focus Features spotlight series.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1 ; full-screen (1.33:1) presentation ; dual-layer disc.
Cast Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Pete Postelthwaite, Hubert Kounde.
Credits Director of photography, César Charlone ; editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; production designer, Mark Tildesley.
Summary In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined.
Contents Special features: Deleted scenes ; extended scene: "Haruma - play in Kibera" (ca. 10 min.) ; Embracing Africa: "Filming in Kenya" (ca. 9 min.) ; John Le Carre: "From page to the screen" (ca. 8 min.) ; "Anatomy of a global thriller: Behind the scenes of 'The constant gardener'" (ca. 11 min.)
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language, some violent images and sexual content/nudity.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Access For home use or face-to-face teaching.
Language In English or dubbed French ; optional English SDH ; optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Human rights workers -- Kenya -- Drama.
Murder victims -- Kenya -- Drama.
Widowers -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Diplomats -- Kenya -- Drama.
Pharmaceutical industry -- Corrupt practices -- Africa -- Drama.
Vaccines industry -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Diplomats -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Vaccination -- Complications -- Drama.
Drugs -- Africa -- Testing -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Subject Human rights -- Kenya -- Drama.
Homicide -- Kenya -- Drama.
Genre/Form Videodiscs.
Added Author Fiennes, Ralph.
Meirelles, Fernando.
Weisz, Rachel, 1970-
Kounde, Hubert.
Huston, Danny, 1962-
Charlone, César.
Iglesias, Alberto.
Le Carré, John, 1931-2020. Constant gardener.
Focus Features.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Potboiler Productions (Firm)
UK Film Council.
Scion Films.
ISBN 1417030011
9781417030019
Standard No. 025192629327
Music No. 26293 Universal
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