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The Whistleblower

Year:
Duration:
112 min
Genres:
Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller
IMDB rate:
7.2
Director:
Larysa Kondracki
Awards:
8 wins & 11 nominations
Details
Country: Germany
Release Date: 2011-06-23
Filming Locations: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $61,002 (USA) (7 August 2011)
Gross: $1,120,914 (USA) (23 October 2011)
Cast
Actor
Character
Monica Bellucci
Monica Bellucci
The Whistleblower
Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Nikolaj Lie Kaas
The Whistleblower
Rachel Weisz
Kathryn Bolkovac
Vanessa Redgrave
Madeleine Rees
David Strathairn
Peter Ward
Roxana Condurache
Raya
Paula Schramm
Luba
Alexandru Potocean
Viko
William Hope
Blakely
Rayisa Kondracki
Irka
Jeanette Hain
Halyna
Benedict Cumberbatch
Nick Kaufman
David Hewlett
Fred Murray
Coca Bloos
Milena
Luke Treadaway
Jim Higgins
Liam Cunningham
Bill Hynes
Anna Anissimova
Zoe
Anca-Ioana Androne
Zenia (as Anca Androne)
Sergej Trifunovic
Ivan
Vlad Ivanov
Tanjo
Florin Busuioc
Danik
Alin Panc
Roman
Victoria Raileanu
Julia
Dorotheea Petre
Mara
Roxana Guttman
Zlata Sehik
Stuart Graham
McVeigh
Catherine McNally
Female Cop
Geoffrey Pounsett
UN Security Guard
Alexandra Radescu
Tanya
Radu Banzaru
Barman (as Radu Binzaru)
Zoltan Butuc
Man #1
Ciprian Dumitrascu
Man #2
Mihai Ghior
Intern
Sabrina Iaschevici
17-Year-Old Girl
Cristina Cristian
Fadila
Raluca Tataru
Girl #2
Bianca Neagu
Girl #3
Ion Sapdaru
Border Guard
Ionut Grama
Human Rights Worker
Paul Jerricho
Tim Sebastian
Demetri Goritsas
Kyle
Pilou Asbæk
Bas (as Pilou Asbaek)
Adriana Butoi
Marie
Danny John-Jules
Duke
Bryan Jardine
Judge Twiss
Erwin Simsensohn
Drunk IPTF Officer
Collin Blair
IPTF Officer / Angry man (uncredited)
Daniel Park
Clerk (uncredited)
Trevor White
Carl (uncredited)
Samuel Whitten
IPTF Officer (uncredited)
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Trivia
Rachel Weisz first read the script in 2005 when she was pregnant, but turned it down because she didn't think she could play the harsh role of Bolkovac at that time. In 2009, after learning that the film never went ahead, she accepted the role and the film entered into production.
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A rape scene, in which the fictionalized character of Raya is brutalized with a lead pipe. had to be toned down as one viewer fainted during a preview screening in Toronto.
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It took director Larysa Kondracki eight years to get the film made. The signing on of Rachel Weisz in the lead was instrumental in moving the project forward.
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Goofs
When Kathryn is asked to return her ID at the HQ, her right-side shirt collar is unfolded. When she is escorted, the collar is folded again, and in the next shot it is the left-side collar that is unfolded.
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Quotes
Blakely: During your training you will see that peace is harder won than war. That every mornings hope is haunted by yesterday's nightmare.
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Blakely: You're trespassing.
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Fred Murray: [interrupting here findings] Where are we going, Columbo?
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Photos from cast
Monica Bellucci Nikolaj Lie Kaas Rosabell Laurenti Sellers