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The Whistlers Dir. Corneliu Porumboiu

  • Romania
  • 97 mins
  • 2019
  • Comedy | Crime
  • Colour
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Main Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar

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 paths 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. One of the hits at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, this is a terrifically stylish neo-noir thriller from Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu (12:08 East of Bucharest, Police Adjective) — full of twists and turns to keep the viewer guessing all the way to the film’s conclusion; the ever impressive Vlad Ivanov who plays the leading role of Cristi will be in Kilkenny to present the film.