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The Constant Gardener Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Bill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite

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This movie is about Justin Quayle and his wife Tessa. Tessa fights for African's rights and stumbles across a company called the Three Bees which is testing out its unsafe immunisations on the innocent civilians in Kenya. Tessa keeps these findings a secret from Justin but goes over to Africa to investigate. Justin was to follow a couple of days later but bad news comes. Tessa is found murdered. Now Justin is investigating to find out what happened to his wife and why. Over in Africa, Justin finds himself in constant danger, no one able to be trusted.
The review of this Movie prepared by Laura B



Career British diplomat Justin Quayle (Fiennes) is employed at the midlevel in the Kenyan embassy. His wife Tessa (Weisz), a crusading journalist on behalf of human rights, turns up dead in a wreck up country. She had been traveling with black doctor Arnold Bluhm (Hubert Kounde), who is missing. Were they having an affair? Justin risks ruining his career by investigating his wife's death -- a murder, it turns out, with connections to huge and illegal pharmaceutical interests that are testing new drugs on unwary African citizens -- on his own. This 2005 thriller directed by Brazilian Fernando Meirelles is based on the bestselling novel by John Le Carre.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Script Analysis of The Constant Gardener

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Medical Thriller?    -   Yes Medical Plotlets:    -   wild experiments on people

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   diplomat Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   Black Africa Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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