4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS

Cristian Mungiu

Romania 113 min Fiction

Synopsis

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.

Director

Cristian Mungiu

Before turning to film, he studied English literature and worked as a teacher and a journalist. He was assistant director to Bertrand Tavernier and Mihaileanu. Awarded at Cannes Film Festival with the Palme d’Or for Four Months, Three Weeks and Two Days, and the Best Screenplay Award for Beyond the Hills.

Filmography: Más allá de las colinas (2012), Historias de la edad de oro (2009), Cuatro meses, tres semanas y dos días (2007), Occident (2002), The Firemen's Choice (curt, 2000), Zapping (curt, 2000, Nothing by Chance (curt, 1999), The Hand of Paulista (curt, 1998), Mariana (curt, 1997)

Cristian Mungiu

Film information

Int. 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