The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

La Constance Du Jardiner

DVD - 2005
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A diplomat on the hunt for his wife's murderer uncovers a treacherous conspiracy that will destroy millions of innocent people.
Publisher: Montreal : Alliance Atlantis, c2005
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Const 3564
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in. --
Alternative Title: Constance du jardiner [DVD]

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reginator_22
Feb 12, 2018

I got bored.

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Nooksack20
Oct 02, 2017

Just a little too weird for my taste.

A good but not great film. It could have been much better.

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BabyDuck68
Dec 24, 2016

The first time I saw it, I thought the movie slow and boring and almost turned it off, but it picked up pace in the end. The second time I saw it, what I really saw was an intense love story. At first, the wife looked like she was just using Justin to get to Africa and fight the big pharmaceutical companies. However, as you watch Justin fill in the blanks in her story, you see things in a completely different light.

I liked the scenery at the end with the flamingos and curlews calling in the distance.

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DesLi
Jan 14, 2016

Old production. Not entertaining enough.

MissPiggy13 Oct 03, 2015

Amazing movie--and sad to see that 10 years after this movie was made Big Pharma is still ascendant and making money off of poor, sick people. Suspenseful, well-acted, and moving.

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mjstifter1
Sep 21, 2015

Overly long and politicized movie who's main message seems to be Africans good and Westerners bad. A simple minded movie where everything is black or white, good or bad with nothing in between or any shades of grey allowed. Skip this movie or just watch the last 20 minutes where the only action in the movie worth watching is anyway.

Green_Bird_203 May 17, 2014

I couldn't believe the bond between British diplomat Justin and his murdered wife Tessa was that strong. They were not made for each other to begin with. Tessa seems an immature, self-centered, self-righeous person. Too many charactors involved, and the storyline too complicated. Excellent performance by Ralph Fiennes.

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2101kol
Aug 19, 2013

While it says something important, it does not fully entertain.

Quimeras May 30, 2013

Overall, “The Constant Gardener” was a good story. However, I found the element of self-sacrificing love a bit overdone and unbelievable.

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varaidzo89
May 20, 2011

varaidzo89 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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reginator_22
Feb 14, 2018

Sexual Content: Sexual content/nudity

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reginator_22
Feb 12, 2018

Sir Bernard Pellegrin: Do you no good to go poking around under rocks, Justin. Some very nasty things live under rocks, especially in foreign gardens.

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