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The Whistleblower

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

August 05, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Larysa Kondracki

Starring :

Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, David Strathairn, Vanessa Redgrave, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Anna Anissimova

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..though more brutish than elegant, "The Whistleblower" does have a certain charged, unvarnished power in its examination of how people can harm those they are enlisted to protect..”
by Mark Olsen [LA Times]
“..this accomplished debut feature avoids most of the usual pitfalls, channeling its outrage into a tense, focused piece of storytelling with a powerful sense of empathy..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
Review rate : B

“..succeeds, even if it hardly rewrites the genre. Based on actual events, it's staged with an understatement that's rooted in the muddy squalor of reality..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..has a choppy, fumbling screenplay that lurches between shrill editorializing and vagueness while sorting through more characters than it can comfortably handle or even readily identify..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
4 of 4

“..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..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]

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