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The Whistleblower (2019)

Chui shao ren (original title)
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Following a fatal accident, a Chinese expatriate working for a mining company in Australia discovers that new technology developed by the company may be a health risk, and investigates a web of conspiracies in his search for the truth.

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Xiaolu Xue

Writer:

Xiaolu Xue
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jiayin Lei ... Mark
Wei Tang ... Zhou Siliang
Xi Qi ... Judy
John Batchelor ... Harrison
Ce Wang Ce Wang ... Peter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simay Argento ... Hooker
Steve Bastoni ... Harrison's Gunman
Luke Clayson Luke Clayson ... News Reporter
Brett Cousins ... Tom Baker
Jane Downer ... Nyasa
Douglas Embry Douglas Embry ... Worker
Peter Flaherty ... Dean
Kerri Gannan ... Extra
Chudier Gatwech ... Boatworker
Jeff Gobbels Jeff Gobbels ... The Waiter
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Following a fatal accident, a Chinese expatriate working for a mining company in Australia discovers that new technology developed by the company may be a health risk, and investigates a web of conspiracies in his search for the truth.

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Trivia

Around 350 people from Melbourne's African community were cast as extras. See more »

Goofs

The Australian Rules football game shown on the television in the background is a broadcast of local Channel 7. This would mean that this scene is set on a Friday or Saturday night. The watermark on the TV shows "WFC" - which is not a real Australian channel. See more »

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Pretty bad movie
8 December 2019 | by geshupenstSee all my reviews

Convoluted storyline, many scenes just didn't make sense, obvious use of cliches, etc.


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Country:

Australia | China

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

The Whistleblower See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Australia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$150,481, 8 December 2019

Gross USA:

$280,851

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,505,141
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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