4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Romanian: 4 luni, 3 saptamani si 2 zile) is a 2007 Romanian film, written and directed by Cristian Mungiu. It won the Palme d'Or and the FIPRESCI Award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. The film is set in Communist Romania in the final years of the Nicolae Ceausescu era. It tells the story of two students, roommates in the university dormitory, who try to arrange an illegal abortion. After making its worldwide debut at Cannes, the film made its Romanian debut on June 1, 2007, at the Transilvania International Film Festival.
4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days is a film which reinforces the notion that in order to be heard, whisper. The film whispers through 113 minutes, allowing the audience to feel the internal struggles of the characters on their own without being steered a part more
In "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a ferocious, unsentimental, often brilliantly directed film about a young woman who helps a friend secure an abortion, the camera doesn't follow the action, it expresses consciousness itself. This consciou more