Rio Fest cultivates ‘Gardener’

Film fest bows 'Constant' fare

WHAT: The Rio Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Oct 5 with an unspooling of Fernando Meirelles‘ “The Constant Gardener.”

WHERE: Rio de Janeiro

WHO: “Gardener” Ralph Fiennes; Danny Glover and Kelly Reilly (touting “Manderlay” and “Mrs. Henderson Presents,” respectively); plus a Spanish contingent led by helmers Carlos Saura, Alex de la Iglesia and Fernando Trueba; also Argentine helmer Fernando Solanas — in town for the premiere of his “La Dignidad de los Nadies” and a Fipresci Lifetime Achievement Award.

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