Trailer Watch: Rachel Weisz in The Whistleblower

Rachel Weisz really works hard to stir this story forward.

The trailer is missing a lot of good things. The only thing that runs in its favor is the performance of Rachel Weisz. But you will need more than just her to make this film survive the barrage of critical drumming down.

Rachel is supported by a really good cast that includes Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Hewlett and Liam Cunningham.

The film tells the story of a policewoman who risks her job and her safety to uncover a scandal involving the UN in post war Bosnia.

The film was directed by Larysa Kondracki, of only a Serbian film called Viko previously. The script was co written with her and Eilis Kirwan. The story is based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post war Bosnia and outed the UN for covering up a sex scandal. The film will be hitting the limited theaters starting from August 5 th.

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John

John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.

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