Movie Trailers CanMag Title Bar

CanMag RSS Feeds
CanMag's Index of Films How Are Films Selected?
Subscribe for Updates on The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

August 31, 2005
Director Fernando Meirelles
Producer Gail Egan, Robert Jones, Donald K. Ranvaud
Screenwriter Jeffrey Caine
Studio Focus Features
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Archie Panjabi, Bill Nighy
Genre Drama
MPAA Rating R
Additional Film Info
Source: Official Site
CanMag Review Score: No Review To Date

Plot / Synopsis
From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of "City of God," comes a gripping new film that sweeps audiences along one man's emotional and global journey to uncover the truth behind a personal loss and a worldwide conspiracy.

Two-time Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz head the cast of the romantic thriller "The Constant Gardener," adapted by Jeffrey Caine from the novel of the same name by John le Carre and filmed on location in Berlin, London and Nairobi and numerous other parts of Kenya. The international filmmaking team behind "The Constant Gardener" includes producer Simon Channing Williams (Academy Award nominee for "Secrets & Lies"), director of photography Cesar Charlone (Academy Award nominee for Mr. Meirelles' "City of God"), editor Claire Simpson (Academy Award winner for "Platoon"), production designer Mark Tildesley ("28 Days Later") and costume designer Odile Dicks-Mireaux ("Dirty Pretty Things").

In a remote area of Northern Kenya, the region's most dedicated activist, the brilliant and passionate Tessa Quayle (Rachel Weisz), has been found brutally murdered. Tessa's traveling companion, a local doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and the evidence points to a crime of passion. Sandy Woodrow (Danny Huston), Sir Bernard Pellegrin (Bill Nighy) and the other members of the British High Commission assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), will leave the matter to their discretion. They could not be more wrong...

This career diplomat's equilibrium has been exploded by the loss of the woman he was deeply devoted to. They were opposites whose attraction sustained a marriage, the memories of which now spur Justin to take decisive action for the first time in his life and diplomatic career. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his wife's infidelities, Justin surprises himself by plunging headlong into a dangerous odyssey. Determined to clear his wife's name and "finish what she started," Justin embarks on a crash course to learn about the pharmaceutical industry, whose crimes Tessa was on the verge of uncovering, and journeys across two continents in search of the trust. His eyes are soon opened to a vast conspiracy at once deadly and commonplace, one that has claimed innocent lives and is about to put his own at risk.

Images: View Images
External Links
Subscribe to this Film (RSS)
Related Articles
Weekend Box Office Overview 9-26
Flightplan takes off while Corpse Bride settles for being the bridesmaid.
September 26, 2005
Weekend Box Office Overview 9-19
Heaven is bliss while the Lord of War tanks.
September 19, 2005
Vince Tries Landscape with The Constant Gardener
An excellent follow up from the director of City of God.
September 12, 2005
Time to Clip the Gardener
Check out a bunch of new movie clips for The Constant Gardener.
September 7, 2005
Early Constant Gardener Review Pops Up
Here is a film that is stylish and heartbreaking that is brilliantly directed.
August 29, 2005
A Look at Constant Gardener
Take a peak at the film starring Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz.
June 17, 2005
Related Images
© 2004 Minds Eye One, All Rights Reserved
The Can Magazine™ is a trademark of Minds Eye One
All movie titles, movie icons, movie stills/clips/trailers/other media... are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of stated holders
CanMag.Com banners contain movie/gaming icons that were created by individual holders
Home > Movie Database > The Constant Gardener

CanMag Web