The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

  • 2005
  • R
  • 129 min
  • China, Germany, UK
  • drama, mystery, romance

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

Director: Fernando Meirelles

Writer: Jeffrey Caine

Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Bill Nighy, Donald Sumpter

The Constant Gardener is a smart, gripping, and suspenseful thriller with rich performances from the leads.

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  • Fernando Meirelles
    Fernando Meirelles
    Fernando Meirelles (born November 9, 1955 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director in 2004 for his work in the Brazilian film City of God, released in 2002 in Brazil and in 2003 in the U.S. by Miramax Films. He was also nominated for the Golden Globe Best Director award in 2005 for The Constant Gardener.

Main Cast


Tagline: Love. At any cost.

Certificate: R

Genres: drama, mystery, romance, thriller

Keywords: aids, diplomat, nairobi, politician, pharmaceutical industry, cancer, morgue, genocide in rwanda

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 129 min

Country: China, Germany, UK, USA

Language: German, English, Italian, sw

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Color: Color