• The Whistleblower (2011)

The Whistleblower

Release Date: August 5th, 2011

DVD Release Date: January 24th, 2012

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

The experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a cop from Nebraska, who worked as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and exposed a U.N. sex scandal that was covered up.

Cast: Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Strathairn, Liam Cunningham, David Hewlett, William Hope

Director: Larysa Kondracki

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Ms. Weisz is always a strong presence, but her talents are wasted here on a naive heroine - the fictional Kathy is exceedingly slow to grasp the extent of the corruption - and a narrative style that turns the horror of the prostitutes' plight into harrowing melodrama. show more

  • 100
    Rex ReedObserver

    A grisly, authentic, meticulously researched, pulse-quickening political chiller about a hot-button topic that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. show more

  • 70
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Credit Kondracki and Kirwan with having endowed their picture with considerable, if blunt, force. Their filmmaking suits the real-life atrocities they're exposing. show more

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