The Whistleblower
  • Directors(s)

    Larysa Kondracki

  • Production Year

    2010

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    112m

  • Cast

    Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn

Film

The Whistleblower

sexual violence

THE WHISTLEBLOWER is a biographical drama, from 2010, in which a US police officer begins a new role working with the United Nations in Bosnia, where she finds evidence of a sex trafficking operation.

  • Directors(s)

    Larysa Kondracki

  • Production Year

    2010

  • Genre(s)

    Thriller, Drama

  • Approx. running minutes

    112m

  • Cast

    Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn

language

There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), and milder terms including 'bitch', 'whore', 'piss', 'shit' and 'bugger'.

sexual violence and sexual threat

The film is based on the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, who exposed a sex trafficking operation that was being covered up by authorities, while she was working in post-war Bosnia. Scenes depict her discovery of photographs and video depicting trafficked women forcibly engaged in sex acts, and in some cases being sexually abused and humiliated. There are also harrowing scenes in which women are abused and sexually assaulted, including with foriegn objects.


There is a scene of strong violence in which a woman is shot in the head. There is strong language ('f**k', 'motherf**ker'), and milder terms including 'bitch', 'whore', 'piss', 'shit' and 'bugger'. Other violence includes punches and kicks, and there are verbal references to domestic abuse.There is moderate sex and sex references, as well as discrimination - for instance, a police officer is challenged when he suggests that a woman deserved to be stabbed because she is a Muslim.
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The WhistleblowerVOD/Streaming112m 0sIcon Film Distribution13/09/2021
The WhistleblowerPhysical media + VOD/Streaming107m 5sHigh Fliers Films Ltd.04/05/2011
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The WhistleblowerPhysical media + VOD/Streaming2m 9sHigh Fliers Films Ltd.04/05/2011
  • Classified date

    13/09/2021

  • Language

    English