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1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
The courage and friendship of two Romanian college students is tested when Gabita (Laura Vasiliu) discovers that she is pregnant by her boyfriend (Alex Potocean), and seeks an illegal abortion with the help of her classmate Otilia (Anamaria Marinca). Enlisting the services of the shady Mr. Bebe (Vlad Ivanov), the two girls find themselves in extremely tense and uncomfortable situations and must rely on their mutual support to get them through the ordeal.

Cast: Anamaria Marinca , Laura Vasiliu , Vlad Ivanov , Alex Potocean , Luminita Gheorghiu , Adi Carauleanu , Liliana Mocanu , Tania Popa

Director: Cristian Mungiu

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (4 luni, 3 saptamani si 2 zile) (2007)

Release Date: January 25th, 2008|1 hr. 53 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    You just don't expect Hollywood to produce a masterwork so early in the new year. And it hasn't. This slice of celluloid dynamite comes from Romania, and what you see will floor you. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    First, this movie should be enjoyed. Later, marveled at. And then, once the excitement has faded, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days really should be studied, because director Cristian Mungiu creates scenes unlike any ever filmed. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Depressing and gut-wrenching, but always powerful and gripping. show more

  • May 22, 2008 lynne
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    A tale of 2 friends, and what one's commitment is to the other, at the cost of her own self. SLow in development, suspenseful, but lacking something at the end, when it comes to an abrupt halt.At my viewing, the theatre had 28 people. By the time it ended, there were less than 12. The message evaded much of the audience, and yet critics have acclaimed it widely.

  • May 22, 2008 divadrummer
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    I can see why 4 Months is so widely acclaimed. It's an emotionally charged powder-keg that deserves a permanent spot on your list of heavy-hitters. It's unique in its attempt to remain neutral on the social issues. It's realistic without falling into any of the trappings of melodramas posing as realism. It's engaging, but probably not destined to be anyone's favorite movie. Is there such a thing as too real?

  • May 22, 2008 Michael Sweig
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    A great film. Too bad Hollyeood cannot make this type of quality production. But will it make money? That is all Hollywood cares about.Michael Sweig

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