The Constant gardener [videorecording] /

by Meirelles, Fernando.; Fiennes, Ralph.; Weisz, Rachel, 1971-; Kounde, Hubert.; Huston, Danny, 1962-; Harford, Daniele.; Charlone, César.; Iglesias, Alberto.; Le Carré, John, 1931-Constant gardener.. Focus Features.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).
Type: Visual Material
Series: Focus Features spotlight series .Publisher: Universal City, CA : Focus Features : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2006] .Edition: Widescreen ed .Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in .General Note: 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." .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 .ISBN: 1417030003.Related Subjects: English fiction -- Film and video adaptations | Human rights workers -- Kenya -- Drama | International business enterprises -- Corrupt practices -- Drama | Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Drama | Murder victims -- Kenya -- Drama | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Media, 7 Days Main Library Media Display MEDIA - Includes videos, CDs, CD-ROMs and kits. PN 1997.2 .C66 2005 DVD (Browse Shelf) Checked out 09/05/2014

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer, single sided.

Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Hubert Koundé, Danny Huston, Daniele Harford, Packson Ngugi, Damaris Itenyo Agweyu, Bernard Otieno Oduor, Bill Nighy.

Director of photography, César Charlone ; editor, Claire Simpson ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; production designer, Mark Tildesley.

Based on the novel by John Le Carré.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.

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.

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."


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