The Constant Gardener


A quiet British diplomat meets and falls in love with a political activist. She tells him about the pharmaceutical companies testing AIDS drugs on the local population in Kenya. When she is murdered, he decides that maybe she was right and that powerful interests wanted her dead. He decides to do a little investigating, which leads to shocking discoveries.

129 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13.
Drama, Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston, Daniele Harford
Director
Fernando Meirelles
ScreenplayJeffrey Caine, from the novel by John le Carré
MusicAlberto Iglesias
CinematographyCésar Charlone
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2005
Produced byPotboiler Productions, Scion Films Limited, UK Film Council

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama / Thriller
LanguageMild
NudityNone
SexInfrequent, discreet
ViolenceInfrequent, not explicit
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsMature accompaniment required for children under 13. Theme: complex but educational. Government involvement with pharmaceutical testing AIDS drugs in Africa.
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
15
iAfrica.com
18
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
16
The Star
Tanya Farber
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
BBC
Andy Jacobs
15
Box Office
Jordan Reed
10
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
20
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman
13
IMDB Staff
Arno Kazarian
16
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
15

What the People say

Internet
4652 Netizens
15

Average .. 76%

15




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