Corneliu Porumboiu’s film La Gomera/The Whistlers was selected in Cannes Main Competition 2019.
I was assistant director to Corneliu at this film.
Director and screenwriter: Corneliu Porumboiu
Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazăr, Sabin Tambrea, Agustí Villaronga, István Teglas, Cristóbal Pinto, Antonio Buil, Sergiu Costache
Countries: Romania, France, Germany
Languages: Romanian, English, Spanish
Synopsis: 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.