The Whistleblower (2019)

The Whistleblower (2019)

The Whistleblower (2019)

A Chinese expat employee of an Australian mining company tries to expose the reasons behind a cover-up of a fatal accident in this Chinese-Australian political thriller.

2019Rating: M, Mature themes, violence and coarse language135 minsAustralia, ChinaMandarin and English with English subtitles
DramaThriller
Director:
Xiaolu Xue ('Ocean Heaven', 'Finding Mr. Right', 'Finding Mr. Right 2')
Writer:
Xiaolu Xue
Cast:
Jiayin LeiWei TangJohn BatchelorXi QiCe WangBrett CousinsPeter FlahertyElizabeth Parisi

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The Whistleblower (2019) / Reviews

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

The result is all over the map, in every sense. But despite the stilted acting and artless expository dialogue, the unpredictable shifts of gear hold attention over most if not all of the lengthy running time.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

When it refrains from heavy handed lecturing, The Whistleblower just about passes muster as a slick time-waster, with Andy Canny's taut editing keeping the increasingly improbable developments moving at a decent pace.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The Whistleblower starts to feel needlessly woolly by the end, and British viewers may find one particular script quirk impassable.

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