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2012 | 2011

5 items from 2012


Vanessa Paradis, Fellag, Viggo Mortensen: Genie Award Winners

8 March 2012 6:23 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Kaelen Meuiner, Garret Dillahunt, Oliver Sherman Monsieur Lazhar, Philippe Falardeau: Genie Award Winners INTERPRÉTATION Masculine Dans Un Premier RÔLE / Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role * FellagMonsieur Lazhar Garret DillahuntOliver Sherman Michael FassbenderA Dangerous Method Patrick HuardStarbuck Scott SpeedmanEdwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster INTERPRÉTATION FÉMININE Dans Un Premier RÔLE / Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role Catherine De LÉAN – Nuit #1 Pascale Montpetit – The Girl in the White Coat * Vanessa ParadisCafé de Flore Rachel WeiszThe Whistleblower Michelle WilliamsTake This Waltz INTERPRÉTATION Masculine Dans Un RÔLE De Soutien / Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role Antoine BertrandStarbuck Kevin DurandEdwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster Marin GerrierCafé de Flore Taylor KitschThe Bang Bang Club * Viggo MortensenA Dangerous Method INTERPRÉTATION FÉMININE Dans Un RÔLE De Soutien / Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role Roxana ConduracheThe Whistleblower »

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DVD Review: Rachel Weisz Delivers Oscar-Caliber Work in ‘The Whistleblower’

7 February 2012 9:29 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – I have a sneaking suspicion that if The Weinstein Company had acquired this film and released it during the 2011 awards season, Rachel Weisz would currently be an Oscar nominee. After playing an assortment of vulnerable, photogenic damsels throughout her career, Weisz delivers her most potent and compelling work to date in Larysa Kondracki’s fact-based thriller.

Though the actress has won an Oscar before, it was for her rather thankless role in Fernando Meirelles’s downbeat drama, “The Constant Gardener.” “The Whistleblower” functions as a smart follow-up to Alejandro Amenábar’s equally overlooked 2009 gem, “Agora,” in which Weisz played another strong-willed rebel who risked everything in pursuit of the truth. Both Hypatia in “Agora” and Kathryn Bolkovac in “The Whistleblower” are empowering figures with unsettling life stories that hit all too close to home.

DVD Rating: 3.5/5.0

Despite some narrative contrivances and a manipulative third-act twist, Kondracki’s film is »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Rachel Weisz And The Women Of The Whistleblower

23 January 2012 7:47 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Academy Award® Winner Rachel Weisz Stars in the Heart-Pounding Suspense Thriller Arriving on Blu-ray and DVD January 24

 

The women of The Whistleblower are an array of empowering and inspirational females in Hollywood. Here, you will get to know the incredible women of The Whistleblower, including   Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci and Vanessa Redgrave.

How far will one woman go to fight global injustice? Inspired by true events, The Whistleblower has been met with praise by critics and heralded at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (.Best Narrative Feature.), Seattle Film Festival (.Best Director.) and Whistler Film Festival (.Best Film,. .Best Narrative Feature.).

Academy Award winners Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardner) and Vanessa Redgrave (Julia) head a powerful cast that includes Oscar® Nominee David Strathairn (Good Night and Good Luck) in writer-director Larysa Kondracki.s harrowing dramatic thriller. When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Weisz) accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in post-war Bosnia, »

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Contest: Win The Whistleblower on DVD

22 January 2012 8:20 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox Home Entertainment will release The Whistleblower on Blu-ray and DVD January 24, and we're certainly celebrating this new title starring Rachel Weisz. We have a contest running and we're giving away copies of the DVD to our readers. You know these discs will go fast, so enter this contest today.

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When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in post-war Bosnia, she uncovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. After learning that fellow peacekeepers and military contractors are involved in the ghastly practice and its cover-up, Bolkovac risks her own life to save the lives of others and expose the corruption. »

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Exclusive: The Whistleblower Blu-ray Rachel Weisz Interview

19 January 2012 3:41 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Larysa Kondracki directs Rachel Weisz in the tense dramatic thriller The Whistleblower, which comes to Blu-ray and DVD on January 24th. To celebrate this upcoming release, we have a look at the special features with an exclusive Rachel Weisz interview, where she discusses her character's moral outrage. To learn more about this must-see release, check out the video below.

Click to watch Exclusive: Rachel Weisz Interview!

When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in post-war Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, The Whistleblower is an acclaimed film inspired by actual events.

Special Features

Kathy Bolkovac: The Real Whistleblower

The Whistleblower was released August 5th, 2011 and stars Rachel Weisz, Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci, »

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