|The Constant Gardener 2005 R, 129 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Romance
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Hubert Kounde, Daniele Harford, Bill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite, Gerard McSorley, John Keogh, Archie Panjabi, Richard McCabe, Donald Sumpter, Keith Pearson, John Sibi-Okumu, Nick Reding
Based on John le Carre's novel, activist Tessa (Rachel Weisz) uncovers the fact that a pharmaceutical company is testing its drugs on African natives. She tries to expose the conspiracy and is killed. Her widower, British High Commission diplomat Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), takes on the investigation in pursuit of not only Tessa's murderer but the possibility of Tessa's unfaithfulness to him as well. Weisz won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and the film received three additional nominations.
|Croupier 1998 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Mike Hodges
Cast: Clive Owen, Kate Hardie, Alex Kingston, Gina McKee, Nicholas Ball, Nick Reding, Alexander Morton, Paul Reynolds, Ozzie Yue, Kate Fenwick
Struggling author Jack Manfred (Clive Owen) hopes to find material for a book and takes a job as a croupier in a casino. He succeeds in coming up with the idea for a novel, but the late hours and drinking take their toll on his relationship with girlfriend Marion (Gina McKee).
|1. The Constant Gardener (2005)|
2. Croupier (1998)
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