The Whistlers

In The Whistlers, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law embarks on a high-stakes heist with a beautiful woman.

Synopsis

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law. Embarked by the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of treachery and deception. A secret whistling language spoken on the Spanish island of La Gomera might just be what they need to pull it off.

Festivals

  • 72nd Cannes Film Festival 2019, Official competition

Cast

Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazăr, Sabin Tambrea, Agustí Villaronga, István Teglas, Cristóbal Pinto, Antonio Buil, Sergiu Costache, Andrei Ciopec

Crew

Screenplay: Corneliu Porumboiu
Cinematography: Tudor Mircea
Editing: Roxana Szel
Producers: Patricia Poienaru, Marcela Ursu
Co-Producers: Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Sylvie Pialat, Olivier Père, Benoît Quainon, Sean Wheelan
Associate Producers: Dan Wechsler, Jamal Zeinal Zade, Jim Stark
Production: 42 KM FILM (RO), Les Films du Worso (FR), Komplizen Film (DE), Arte Grand Accord (FR)
Co-Production: Bord Cadre films (CH)

Technical Data

Format: DCP / colour / 5.1
Runtime: 97′
Released: 2019
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English, French

 

Original title: La Gomera