British diplomat Justin Quayle relocates to Kenya with his young wife, Tessa, an activist for social justice. When she is found murdered out in the wilderness, Justin sets out to uncover the truth behind Tessa’s murder—and in the process, he unearths some disturbing revelations.
After the success of City of God, Fernando Meirelles made his English-language debut with what proved to be another Academy Awards hit— nominated in four categories, this prestige political thriller (adapted from a novel by John le Carré) took home Best Supporting Actress for the great Rachel Weisz.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Jia Zhangke, 1998, China
Mike Leigh, 2008, United Kingdom
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States