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Based on the experiences of United Nations peacekeeper Kathryn Bolkovac (played by Rachel Weisz), The Whistleblower recounts her experiences in Bosnia. Originally sent to investigate human trafficking allegations, the former police officer becomes alarmed when she discovers many of the perpetrators of the sex crimes are her co-workers.

MPAA Rating: R for disturbing violent content including a brutal sexual assault, graphic nudity and language

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The Whistleblower

The real Kathryn Bolkovac runs a webpage.

Both the American LA Times and The UK Guardian have published articles about her allegations and subsequent job loss.

She has also written a book about her experiences, which inspired this movie’s script.