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Bringing Le Carre's 'Constant Gardener' to the Big Screen

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Bringing Le Carre's 'Constant Gardener' to the Big Screen

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Bringing Le Carre's 'Constant Gardener' to the Big Screen

Bringing Le Carre's 'Constant Gardener' to the Big Screen

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Brazilian Fernando Meirelles directs John Le Carre's The Constant Gardener, starring Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz. hide caption

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Fernando Meirelles, director of the Brazilian film City of God, joins us to talk about his latest movie The Constant Gardener. Based on the John Le Carre novel, the movie tells a story of love, betrayal and big pharmaceutical companies set in East Africa.

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Fernando Meirelles, director, The Constant Gardener; received an Oscar nomination for best director for City of God