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The Whistlers (2019)

La Gomera (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 13 September 2019 (Romania)
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Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a policeman who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of corruption, treachery and deception.

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Corneliu Porumboiu
11 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Vlad Ivanov ... Cristi
Catrinel Marlon ... Gilda
Rodica Lazar ... Magda
Agustí Villaronga ... Paco
Sabin Tambrea ... Zsolt
István Téglás István Téglás ... Claudiu (as István Teglas)
Cristóbal Pinto ... Carlito
Antonio Buíl ... Kiko
George Pistereanu ... Alin
Julieta Szönyi Julieta Szönyi ... Mama
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Agranov ... Denis
Andrei Barbu Andrei Barbu ... Turist on farryboat
Libby Brien ... Various voices (voice)
Andrei Ciopec Andrei Ciopec ... Criminalist
Sergiu Costache ... Toma
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Storyline

Cristi, a Romanian police officer who is a whistle blower for mafia, is going to La Gomera Island to learn an ancestral whistling language. In Romania he is under police surveillance and by using this coded language he will continue to communicate with the mobsters to get Zsolt out of prison. Zsolt is the only one who knows where 30 millions of euros are hidden. Written by 42 KM FILM

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Loyalty is not their language.


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Trivia

The real-time through chapters is following: 1. Szolt 2. Mama 3. Gilda 4. Kiko 5. Sylbo language 6. Pako 7. Magda 8. Costi. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Evening Urgant: Igor Matvienko/Fabrika/Onyx (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Die Moritat von Mackie Messer
written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
performed by Ute Lemper
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Without Wolves or Blowers...
10 May 2020 | by XstalSee all my reviews

... but with lashings of skulduggery, this enjoyable and original noirish escapade mixes Spanish villains with corrupt Romanian detectives via a cryptic whistle to cover their tracks.


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Country:

Romania | France | Germany

Language:

Romanian | English | Spanish

Release Date:

13 September 2019 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

The Whistlers See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,458, 1 March 2020

Gross USA:

$55,608

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$809,030
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2.35 : 1
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