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Corneliu Porumboiu – The Whistlers #TIFF18

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Fresh off its premiere in Cannes, Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu discusses his latest feature The Whistlers.

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PODCAST | Marta Balaga interviews Corneliu Porumboiu, director of the film The Whistlers.

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Acclaimed Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu kicks off with Iggy Pop’s The Passenger and ends up in the Canary Islands, where his latest feature takes place.

The Whistlers: In The Whistlers, Corneliu Porumboiu focuses on shady police officer from Bucharest trying to free an even shadier businessman from prison with the help of a stunning woman and secret whistling language. A rather unconventional method of communication known as El Silbo Gomero.

To learn more about the film, click here.

  • Reporter
    Marta Balaga
  • Guest
    Corneliu Porumboiu
  • Interviewee role
    director
  • Film title
    The Whistlers
  • Festival section
    Romanian Days Feature
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