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Thriller 'The Whistleblower' debuts at Little Theatre

by Tonya Durlach

Nov. 2, 2011 | WMU News

Publicity photo from The Whistleblower film.
Rachel Weisz stars in "The Whistleblower"

KALAMAZOO--Kalamazoo Film Society presents "The Whistleblower," starring Rachel Weisz, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn and Monica Bellucci, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11-13, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Show times are 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday; 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2:30, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.

This ripped-from-the-headlines thriller is inspired by actual events. Kathy Bolkovac (Weisz) is a Nebraskan police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she uncovers a dangerous reality of corruption, cover-up and intrigue amid a world of private contractors and multinational diplomatic double-talk.

Written by Larysa Kondracki and Eilis Kirwan, and directed by Kondracki, "The Whistleblower" is rated R for sexual content, language, violence and nudity. Released in 2011, the film has a run time of 112 minutes and is shown in English.

Parking and directions

The Little Theatre is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Lane on WMU's East Campus. Free off-street parking is available behind the theatre.

For more information, visit, contact the Kalamazoo Film Society at, or call the Little Theatre movie line at (269) 387-8221.