This Romanian film, winner of the Cannes Film Festival and the Palme d’Or, deals with the sensitive issue of clandestine abortions. It’s the end of the 1980s. Abortion is illegal and punishable in Romania, but Gabita, a student, decides to do it and, together with her friend Otilia, raises money to have the procedure done. Otilia is the main character in this movie, which is insanely interesting to watch, Incredibly strong movie.
Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov
Director – Cristian Mungiu
Writer – Cristian Mungiu
Taglines – How far would you go for a friend?
Genre – Drama
September 14, 2007 (Romania)
Countries of origin – Romania Belgium
Language – Romanian
Also known as – 4 meses, 3 semanas, 2 días
Filming locations – Romania
Production companies – Mobra Films Centrul National al Cinematografiei (CNC) Mindshare Media
Budget – €590,000 (estimated)
Gross US & Canada – $1,198,208
Opening weekend US & Canada – $51,712 Jan 27, 2008
Gross worldwide – $10,174,839
Runtime – 1h 53min
Color – Color
Sound mix – Dolby Digital
Aspect ratio – 2.35 : 1
IMDb – 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes – 96%
Deep Focus Review – 4/4
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