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‘The Whistlers’ Trailer: Corneliu Porumboiu’s Cannes Thriller Is Romania’s Oscar Entry

[WATCH] 'The Whistlers' Trailer: Romania's Oscar

EXCLUSIVE: Here you can check out a new trailer for The Whistlers (La Gomera), the thriller that Romania has submitted as its entry to the 2020 International Oscar race.

The film follows Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest 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. A trip to the Canary Islands to learn a secret whistling language might just be what they need to pull it off.

Pic premiered in Cannes competition this year, where we revealed that Magnolia Pictures had picked up North American rights. Release date in the U.S. is set for February 28, 2020.

Corneliu Porumboiu wrote and directed the feature, his previous credits include 2018 Berlinale doc Infinite Football and 2006 Cannes Camera d’Or winner 12:08 East of Bucharest.

We can also unveil the official poster, below.

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