The Constant Gardener

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Government intrigue in Africa, for older teens+.

R 2005 130 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

not rated for age

Based on 1 review

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age 18+

Must See for Adults

The Constant Gardener is , without doubt, one of the best and most important movies of recent times. That being said, it is in NO way a movie for kids, tweens, or teens. The film follows the story of a couple, Tessa and Justin, who live in Kenya where Justin is a complacent gardening diplomat working for the British government. Tessa is a fiery whip-smart investigator who catches on to a sinister plot between the British drug companies and local authorities which Justin does not believe exists. For her curiosity, she pays the ultimate price, and Justin begins to realize the truth behind his wife's murder, and vows to discover ad expose the forces behind it. What follows is a brutally violent, emotionally wrenching, beautifully filmed, and deeply affecting account of Justin's quest. This film deserves a thoughtful, mature, and strong-stomached audience. Adults only.

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Too much violence

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