Indie Just Announced: ‘The Whistleblower,’ ‘Special Treatment,’ ‘Circumstance’6 Dec, 2011 By: Billy Gil
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This movie sort of passed in and out of multiplexes, about Kathryn Bolkovac, a cop who outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal after working in post-war Bosnia as a peacekeeper. Reviews were mixed, but you have some excellent actors - Rachel Weisz, David Strathairn, Vanessa Redgrave - plus an overlooked real-life scandal that should make for an engrossing diversion.
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Here's an eyebrow-raiser of a film, about sexually rebellious teens, including a lesbian couple, in Iran. Check back here or in the magazine next week for Erik Gruenwedel's review of the film.
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Isabelle Huppert, she of sexually provocative French roles, stars in an erotic drama about a high-class prostitute who crosses paths with a psychoanalyst having marriage issues, finding the two have more in common that one would think in their professions.