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Director:
Writers:
Catalin Mitulescu (written by) and
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Release Date:
26 March 2010 (Romania) See more »
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Plot:
Two weeks before his release, a teenage prisoner learns that his mother has returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a student working in the penitentiary as an intern. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
17 wins & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A movie not for everybody, but a remarkable and intense drama See more (20 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

George Pistereanu ... Silviu

Ada Condeescu ... Ana
Mihai Constantin ... Penitenciary Director

Clara Voda ... Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurentiu Banescu ... The Professor

Cosmin Padureanu ... Gardian #2

Directed by
Florin Serban 
 
Writing credits
Catalin Mitulescu (written by) and
Florin Serban (written by)

Andreea Valean (play "Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier)

Produced by
Tomas Eskilsson .... co-producer
Marcian Lazar .... associate producer
Victor Mavrodineanu .... associate producer
Catalin Mitulescu .... producer
Daniel Mitulescu .... producer
Florentina Onea .... executive producer
Fredrik Zander .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Marius Panduru 
 
Film Editing by
Sorin Baican 
Catalin Cristutiu 
 
Casting by
Emil Slotea 
 
Production Design by
Ana Ioneci 
 
Costume Design by
Augustina Stanciu 
 
Makeup Department
Bianca Boeroiu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Rebekka Garrido .... post-production supervisor
Ruxandra Slotea .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adriana Itu .... second assistant director
Emil Slotea .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Gelu Costache .... sound recordist
Anders Degerberg .... sound mastering
Alex Dragomir .... foley recordist
Andreas Franck .... sound re-recording mixer
Thomas Huhn .... sound re-recording mixer
Marius Leftarache .... adr recordist
Lucas Nilsson .... foley artist
Florin Sora .... boom operator
Florin Tabacaru .... sound designer
Florin Tabacaru .... sound editor
Sebastian Zsemlye .... foley & sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Britt Dunse .... title designer
Philipp Großmann .... scanning supervisor
Florian Obrecht .... visual effects
Kolja Schoon .... scanning operator
 
Stunts
Cosmin Padureanu .... stunt double: George Pistereanu
Cosmin Padureanu .... stunts
Doru Raceala .... utility stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Dascalescu .... camera operator
Bogdan Stanciu .... steadicam operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cristina Ghergheli .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Mihai Codleanu .... assistant editor
Linda Dalin .... post-production coordinator
Ruxandra Mihai .... assistant editor
Cristian Nicolescu .... post production consultant
 
Music Department
Jean-Paul Wall .... Trailer Music
Jean-Paul Wall .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Dragos Andrei Chihaescu .... production assistant (as Dragos Chihaescu)
Peter Gustafsson .... film consultant
Irina Stanciulescu .... post production coordinator
 
Thanks
Cosmin Padureanu .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier" - Romania (original title)
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94 min
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Romania's official submission for the Foreign Language Film Award of the 83rd Academy Awards.See more »

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101 out of 152 people found the following review useful.
A movie not for everybody, but a remarkable and intense drama, 6 April 2010
Author: Alex Moldovan from Romania

"Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier" (If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle) is a complex drama about an inmate(Silviu) at a prison in Romania who is to be released in 15 days, but finds out that his mother just came back from Italy and she wants to take his younger brother there with her. Also she wants to leave in 7 days, a thing which Silviu cannot accept.

The movie is not for everybody and cannot be compared with other movies related to prisons, prisoners or stuff like that. It does not have clever escape plans, surprising events or crazy shootings. What made this movie so successful at Berlin Festival (where it won two awards, including the Silver Bear) was the unique way of directing from Florin Serban, but also the intense drama of the situation which drives Silviu to extreme limits, making him do the most unthinkable things. Also in Silviu's life appears Ana, a young intern who has to make interviews with inmates.

Again, this movie is not for the masses. An average movie viewer today will probably become bored, will think this movie has no point and so on. Due to today's trend in the movie industry, films like these are ignored and labeled as bad movies. Luckily, there are still critics like those from the Berlin Film Festival which can rate a movie to its true value.

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