The Whistleblower
First screened in September 2011
Director: Larysa Kondracki. Cast: Rachel Weisz, Roxana Condurache, Paula Schramm, Rayisa Kondracki, David Hewlett, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci, Jeanette Hain, William Hope, Alexandru Potocean, Vlad Ivanov, David Strathairn, Benedict Cumberbatch, Liam Cunningham, Anna Anissimova, Alin Panc, Roxana Guttman. Screenplay: Larysa Kondracki and Eilis Kirwan.

Twitter Capsule: Courageous convictions but wobbly story logic. Hazy visual and spatial mounting of scenes. Tough young actors.

VOR:   Important message, but falls short of character-study potential and stresses particulars of this case at the expense of broader canvas. Conventional, then. Audibly rickety end.

Photo © 2010 Samuel Goldwyn Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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