the whistleblower

A couple weeks back we posted a promo poster I ran across at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival for Larysa Kondracki‘s The Whistleblower. /Film reader Dane S has sent over the promo trailer for the film, which I assume was being shown to distributors at Cannes. There is no knowing how long this trailer might be online, so watch it while its still hot.

The film stars Rachel Weisz as Kathryn Bolkovac, “a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.” The drama co-stars Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci and David Strathairn, and is planning for a tentative late 2010 release. Watch the trailer now, after the jump.

Movie Trailer:

Plot Synopsis:

Kathryn Bolkovac is a Nebraska cop who is thrust into the gravelly snake pit of UN regulated Bosnia. She works as part of a private corporate army, training Bosnian police to restore order to the war-torn country. As she begins to get the lay of the land in her new environment, she starts to see signs of a terrible underground industry whose patrons are not only from within the corporation but from within the United Nations as well. After finding a woman who has escaped from a human trafficker selling sex slaves to hidden brothels in the area, Kathryn begins to see how expansive an industry it has become in the years following the war. As she gathers more and more evidence to bring to light she discovers the last thing she ever expected, that there is no way for the corporate army and UN officers to be held accountable for their actions. Based on the harrowing true story of a single womans quest for justice in the face of a truth no one wanted to expose and organizations facilitating the very crimes they were created to stop. But is one woman enough to go up against the United Nations and its corporate conspirators.

The promo teaser poster:

the whistleblower poster Cannes

Promo info sheet:

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