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quietearth [Celluloid 08.24.10] Romania movie trailer news thriller



According to Variety, Romanian thriller If I want to Whistle, I Whistle which revolves around an 18 year old about to be released from a juvenile detention center, has received US distro and will see a limited theatrical release next year followed by VOD, and hopefully, DVD. The film won both the Grand Jury and Alfred Bauer prizes at the Berlin Film Fest and is Romania's official entry for the 2011 Academy Awards.

Violent prison thrillers are en vogue now, with everything from The Prophet to R to straight up juvie stuff like Dog Pound. Dig it.

A Romanian youth Silviu (George PiÅŸtereanu), is convicted of theft and sentenced to a four-year prison sentence. A few days before his release, he learns of the return of his mother, who has found work in Italy and will return with his younger brother there. He plans to prevent this and during the preparations he makes the acquaintance with the young social worker and psychology student, Ana (Ada Condeescu), whom he quickly decides to kidnap.

Trailer after the break.



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