Redgrave, Strathairn Turn “Whistleblower”

Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn and Monica Bellucci have joined the cast of the indie political drama “The Whistleblower” for Voltage Pictures, Barry Films and E1 Entertainment reports Financiarul.

The true-life story centers on a policewoman (Rachel Weisz) who risks her job and her own safety to uncover and bring to light a scandal involving both American contractors and the United Nations in postwar Bosnia. Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Anna Anissimova also star.

Larysa Kondracki makes her directorial debut on the project and co-wrote the script with Eilis Kirwan based on the life of Kathryn Bolkovac who was a U.N. peacekeeper ten years ago in Bosnia.

Amy Kaufman, Celine Rattray and Christina Piovesan are producing. Filming kicks off next week around Bucharest, Romania.