THE WHISTLERS

cORNELIU PORUMBOIU

1/4

Synopsis

Cristi, a Romanian policeman, arrives to Gomera, in the Canary Islands. He is welcomed by Gilda, the woman he is in love with. The next day he starts learning the whistling language of the locals. He has to learn this language in order to help Zsolt escape fromprison in Romania. Zsolt is the only person who knows where the 42 million of euros is, money which belongs to Paco, a Mexican mobster. If he won’t manage to find the money, Paco will kill them all.

Producers

Les films du Worso

42 KM Film

Komplizen Film

Arte France Cinéma

Financial Partners

Eurimages

International sales

Diaphana

International sales

mk2

Broadcast

Arte

Script

Corneliu Porumboiu

Casting

Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar, Antonio Buil, Agusti Villaronga, Sabin Tambrea

French release

January 8th, 2020

Festival & awards

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Cannes 2019 - Competition