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Title The constant gardener [videorecording] / Potboiler Productions ; Scion Films Limited ; UK Film Council ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; screenplay by Jeffrey Caine ; directed by Fernando Meirelles.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Focus Features : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2006]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Constant Gardener    ---  Inventory in Progress
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Constant    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Constant c.2  ---  DUE 09-12-16 Billed
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Focus Features spotlight series
Note Title from container.
Based on the novel by John Le Carre.
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."
Credits Director of photography, Cesar Charlone ; editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; production designer, Mark Tildesley.
Cast Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Kounde, Danny Huston, Daniele Harford, Packson Ngugi, Damaris Itenyo Agweyu, Bernard Otieno Oduor, Bill Nighy.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language, some violent images and sexual content/nudity.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, single sided.
Language Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Le Carre, John, 1931- -- Film and video adaptations.
Human rights workers -- Kenya -- Drama.
Murder victims -- Kenya -- Drama.
Widowers -- Drama.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Meirelles, Fernando.
Fiennes, Ralph.
Weisz, Rachel, 1970-
Kounde, Hubert.
Huston, Danny, 1962-
Harford, Daniele.
Charlone, Cesar.
Iglesias, Alberto.
Le Carre, John, 1931-
Focus Features.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1417030003
Standard No. 025192629228
Music No. 26292 Focus Features

 
    
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