Cristian Mungiu

Romania 113 min Fiction


Romania, during the final days of Communism. Otilia and Gabita are students; they share a room in a hall of residence in Bucharest. Gabita is pregnant. The girls arrange to meet a certain Mr. Bebe in a cheap hotel. He will perform Gabita’s illegal abortion. But Mr. Bebe refuses their money and demands to be paid in kind.


Cristian Mungiu

He is one of the most prominent directors on the contemporary scene, the initiator of what is considered the new wave of Romanian cinema. His film The Death of Mr. Lazarescu won the Un Certain Regard competition at Cannes, and since then all of his films have gone through the most important festivals. With Sieranevada, his fourth feature film, he won the Chicago Film Festival, and with Malmkrog he was awarded in Seville.

Filmography: MMXX (2023, D'A 2024), Malmkrog (2020, D'A 2021), Sieranevada (2016), Three Interpretation Exercises (2013), Aurora (2010, D'A 2011), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005, D'A 2013), Cigarettes and Coffee (short film, 2004), Stuff and Dough (2001)

Cristian Mungiu

Film information

Original Title: 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Script: Cristian Mungiu
With: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Adi Carauleanu, Luminița Gheorghiu, Alexandru Potocean
Country: Romania
Year: 2007
Format: 35 mm
Length: 113 min
Language: Romanian
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2013