Romanian film noir about a corrupt policeman.
Romanian police officer Cristi is an informant for the local Mafia in Bucharest. A plot is being made to free the corrupt businessman Zsolt from prison. In order to be able to communicate with his henchmen without risk, he leaves for the mountainous Canary Island of La Gomera to be taught there in the native flute language “El Silbo Gomero”.
The Whistlers was nominated for a Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival and received nominations at many international film festivals.