The Constant Gardener (2005)

John Le Carré says that though the film is very much unlike his book, there could be no better adaptation. I'll agree blindly as I haven't read his book. This film is a crashing wave against what they called "the establishment" in the sixties and seventies and what we now call multinational corporations and globalization.

The wave takes the form of people who dare to do right despite threats on their lives. A web of techno savvy activist cells lay as the foundation for undermining unrighteous behaviour by a rogue pharmaceutical company. The focus becomes a low level foreign envoy's wife and her unassuming husband. The plot strangles and dives and ultimately we are left with some serious questions in our own laps.

I enjoyed the film, despite the very sad subjects because of it's poetry, it's tremendous portrayal of life even in the face of death.

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