The Whistleblower DVD

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Nebraska Police Officer Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) accepts a UN peacekeeping job working on behalf of the UN. She arrives in post-war Bosnia and finds chaos and disorder against a backdrop simmering of cultural tensions.

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Released
16 January 2012
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
High Fliers Films 
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Runtime
107 minutes 
Features
Dolby, PAL 
Barcode
5022153101590 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  Hard up Nebraska Police Office Kathryn Bolkovac (Academy Award-winner Rachel Weisz) accepts a well-paying UN peacekeeping job courtesy of a private military contractor working on behalf of the UN. She arrives in post-war Bosnia expecting a harmonized international effort, but instead finds chaos and disorder against a back drop of simmering ethnic tensions. When a brutally injured young woman lands in the UN's care, Kathryn risks her own safety as she unearths an organised and brutal underworld of sex trafficking. Despite attempts to thwart her investigation and threats on her life she fights to uncover the truth and traces the path of criminality to a shocking source. Actors Rachel Weisz, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci, David Strathairn, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Roxana Condurache, Paula Schramm, Alexandru Potocean, William Hope, Rayisa Kondracki, Jeanette Hain, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Hewlett, Coca Bloos & Luke Treadaway Director Larysa Kondracki Certificate 15 years and over Year 2011 Languages English - Dolby Digital (5.1) Duration 1 hour and 47 minutes (approx)

Drama starring Rachel Weisz as a UN peacekeeper who stumbles upon an unsettling conspiracy while on assignment in Bosnia. Kathryn Bolkovac (Weisz) is a Nebraska police officer who decides to take up the offer of a post in Bosnia to put some distance between herself and her failed marriage. Her instincts for justice initially serve her well. One of her ranking officers, Madeleine Rees (Vanessa Redgrave), is impressed by her work and promotes her to the Gender Affairs department. It is there, however, that Kathryn stumbles upon a sex-trafficking operation and her love for justice threatens to get her into trouble. Several powerful organisations, including a US military contractor, seem suspiciously content to turn a blind eye to events. Kathryn finds herself battling against disinterested bureaucrats, exemplified by Laura Leviani (Monica Bellucci), and dangerous forces as she desperately tries to make the truth known.

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