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Eu cand vreau sa fluier, fluier (2010)

Unrated | | Drama | 26 March 2010 (Romania)
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.

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Cast

Credited cast:
George Pistereanu ... Silviu
Ada Condeescu ... Ana
Mihai Constantin Mihai Constantin ... Penitenciary Director
Clara Voda ... Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurentiu Bãnescu ... The Professor
Papan Chilibar Papan Chilibar ... Ursu'
Aida Economu ... Studenta1
Cosmin Padureanu Cosmin Padureanu ... Gardian #2
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Storyline

Silviu, a young man who has spent years in a youth penitentiary, is granted release. Before he can leave, his mother returns to Romania to bring his little brother to Italy with her, despite Silviu's objections. He meets a young woman, Ana, who is working on a research project in the prison, and becomes interested in her. In his desperation Silviu resorts to violence, and Ana becomes his hostage. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

26 March 2010 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

ROL 111,816 (Romania), 22 March 2010

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,999, 9 January 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,135, 13 February 2011
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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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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Institutionalized sanity
30 October 2011 | by rebecaandreiSee all my reviews

When I want to whistle, I whistle. That means I would do Anything to get where I want.I am begging everybody, I am humiliating myself I let people spit in my face, but I would do anything, and if by begging,by trying to get the minimum of understanding, I can't do it, then I can give up all the chances of happiness I still have left. Living in the post communist Romania can be a bigger drama for an individual, but that drama is hidden and digs dipper and dipper because it's not shared by anyone. Your mother works in Italy because of financial reasons. She also discovers another world, things that she never had before, and by sending some money home she thinks she's making it up. After her son gets to be institutionalised...she doesn't want to feel the guilt so she pretends to forget. Who's drama is this one?Silviu's?his mother's? his brother's? Everyones!!! But only Silviu feels the burden, only he wants to change something. It is not the result, but his spirit that matter. His spirit is alive, and everybody else is peacefully pleased with the same old. Institutionalized sanity. His sanity manifests itself as insanity in an insane society... There's a strong silence, sometimes we can even listen to it and understand it.


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