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The Constant Gardener

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Original title
The Constant Gardener
Running time
128 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Jeffrey Caine (Novel: John Le Carré)
Alberto Iglesias
César Charlone
Co-production United Kingdom-Kenya-Germany; Focus Features, UK Film Council
Thriller. Mystery. Drama | Africa. Politics
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John le Carré Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Ralph Fiennes stars as Kenya-based English diplomat Justin Quayle, whose wife is murdered, along with a man she's suspected of having an affair with, a local human rights activist. When Quayle starts investigating the killings, he discovers a connection between local politicians and a large Western pharmaceutical conglomerate.
2005: Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz)
2005: Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actress. 3 Nominations
2005: BAFTA Awards: Best Editing. 10 Nominations
2005: Nominated for Goya: Best European Movie
2005: Cannes Film Festival: Prix France Musique - Best Music (Iglesias)
2005: Venice Film Festival: Official Selection
2005: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Picture, Supp. Actress (Weisz)
2005: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
2005: Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG): Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Rachel Weisz)
2005: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): 3 Awards including Best Movie. 6 Nominations
2005: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nom. to Best Supp. Actress (Weisz)
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