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The Whistlers - © Vlad Cioplea

The Whistlers

A Feature film by Corneliu Porumboiu

Produced by Les Films du Worso

Release in France : 08/01/2020


    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.

    Videos (6)


    The Whistlers

    Excerpt 1 (English Subs)


    The Whistlers

    Excerpt 1 (French Subs)


    The Whistlers

    Excerpt 2 (English Subs)


    The Whistlers

    Excerpt 2 (French Subs)


    The Whistlers

    Excerpt 3 (English Subs)


    The Whistlers

    Excerpt 3 (French Subs)

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Worso

    Foreign production companies :

    42 KM Film, Komplizen Film

    French distribution :

    Diaphana Films

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

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    Photos (4)

    Full credits (9)

    Screenwriter :

    Corneliu Porumboiu

    Director of Photography :

    Tudor Mircea

    Editor :

    Roxana Szel

    Costume designer :

    Dana Paparuz

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Crime/thriller

    Production language :

    Romanian, English, Spanish

    Coproducer countries :

    Romania (69.98%), France (16.48%), Germany (13.54%)

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (Romania, France, Germany)

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    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 38 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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