Two-time OscarÒ nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List) and Rachel Weisz (About a Boy, The Mummy) star in The Constant Gardener, a gripping tale of conspiracy, suspense and intrigue, coming to DVD January 10, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
One of the year’s most critically acclaimed films, The Constant Gardener is an electrifying, edge-of-your seat thriller — equal parts murder, mystery and romance. Directed by Academy Awardï¿½ nominee Fernando Meirelles (City of God) and adapted by screenwriter Jeffrey Caine (Goldeneye) from John le Carrï¿½’s best-selling novel, The Constant Gardner races from cosmopolitan London to rural Africa, delivering action and suspense along the way. The DVD is priced at $29.98 SRP. Preorder close is December 6, 2005.
Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), a timid career diplomat, is galvanized into action by the brutal murder of his activist wife, Tessa (Rachel Weisz). As Justin clings to his memories of their passionate romance and struggles, he discovers a global conspiracy that threatens to destroy thousands of innocent lives – and his own.
Critics have hailed The Constant Gardener. Peter Travers from Rolling Stone calls it “one of the year’s best pictures!” and Claudia Puig from USA Today says the film is “Riveting! A taut and gripping thriller.”