The Whistlers

2020

The Whistlers

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The Whistlers finds writer-director Corneliu Porumboiu working in a more crowd-pleasing vein than previous efforts, with thoroughly entertaining results.

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In THE WHISTLERS, not everything is as it seems for 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.

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All Critics (79) | Top Critics (23) | Fresh (65) | Rotten (14)

  • "The Whistlers" has more than enough sex and violence to satisfy the average action movie fan. But dig a bit deeper, and you'll find a mother lode of meaning just below the surface.

    March 26, 2020 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • What it lacks in terms of the rigor associated with Porumboiu's back catalog, it makes up for as a deadpan genre piece with a sly jab. It's a serious work of pulp friction.

    March 4, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • There was a surplus of plot twists, double crosses... It left me cold.

    February 29, 2020 | Full Review…
  • If you've never experienced the Romanian New Wave, The Whistlers is as good a place as any to start.

    February 28, 2020 | Full Review…

    Alonso Duralde

    TheWrap
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  • There's not much to Porumboiu's latest beyond a surplus of plot twists and double crosses.

    February 28, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • There's no risk of my revealing what happens in Porumboiu's film, because I remain, as I began, in the dark.

    February 28, 2020 | Full Review…

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