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The Whistleblower (2010)The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

best
THE VERY BEST

8.3

movie

Canada, Germany

English, Romanian, Russian

Challenging, Touching, True-story-based

2010

Female director, Larysa Kondracki

Alexandru Potocean, Alin Panc, Benedict Cumberbatch

112 min

Synopsis

Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

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8.3
The Staff

Based on a true story, The Whistleblower is the biography of a once Nebraskan police officer who volunteers for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in post-war Bosnia. Once there, she uncovers a human trafficking scandal involving peacekeeping officials, and finds herself alone against a hostile system in a devastated country. Rachel Weisz plays the whistleblower in a powerful lead role, but the true star of the movie is its director, Larysa Kondracki, who thanks to near documentary-style film-making delivers a perfectly executed political thriller with utmost authenticity.

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