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The constant gardener [videorecording] / Focus Features presents in association with the UK Film Council ; a Potboiler production in association with Scion Films ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; screenplay by Jeffrey Caine ; directed by Fernando Meirelles.

Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : Focus Features : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2006]
Series:
Focus Features spotlight series
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Le Carré, John, 1931- -- Film adaptations.
International business enterprises -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Human rights workers -- Kenya -- Drama.
Murder victims -- Kenya -- Drama.
Widowers -- Drama.
Motion pictures, German.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Motion pictures, British.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System details:
: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, single sided.
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.
Participant:
Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston, Daniele Harford, Packson Ngugi, Damaris Itenyo Agweyu, Bernard Otieno Oduor, Bill Nighy.
Credits:
Director of photography, César Charlone ; editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; production designer, Mark Tildesley.
Notes:
Based on the novel by John Le Carré.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Deleted scenes; extended scene: "Haruma - play in Kibera"; "Embracing Africa:" filming in Kenya; John Le Carre: from page to the screen; "Anatomy of a global thriller:" behind the scenes of 'The constant gardener."
Contributor:
Meirelles, Fernando. , Director
Channing-Williams, Simon. , Producer
Caine, Jeffrey, 1944- , Screenwriter
Fiennes, Ralph. , Actor
Weisz, Rachel, 1971- , Actor
Kounde, Hubert. , Actor
Huston, Danny, 1962- , Actor
Iglesias, Alberto. , Composer
Le Carré, John, 1931- , Author
Potboiler Productions (Firm) , Producer
Scion Films. , Producer
UK Film Council. , Producer
Focus Features. , Distributor
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Le Carré, John, 1931-, Author Constant gardener.
ISBN:
1417030003
Publisher no.:
025192629228
26292 Focus Features