The Whistle Blower

TitleThe Whistle Blower
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsLangton, Simon
Running Time100 minutes
Date Released12/1986
DistributorJ. Arthur Rank Film Distributors
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication Languageeng

A veteran uncovers unsettling truths in this Cold War mystery. Frank Jones, former British intelligence officer, investigates his son's suicide after it followed admission that he had detected a Soviet spy. Jones discovers the truth and questions the nation and military he once served.


Michael Caine

James Fox

Nigel Havers

Felicity Dean

John Gielgud

Kenneth Colley

Gordon Jackson

David Langton

Barry Foster


Directed by Simon Langton

Produced by Geoffrey Reeve

Written by John Hale and Julian Bond



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A father unlocks British intelligence secrets in his investigation of his son's death. Frank Jones questions his son's death as a suicide, especially after he confessed his intelligence agency detected a covery Soviet spy. Jones discovers uncomfortable truths about the nation and military systems he once served.

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