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
The girls arrange to meet a certain Mr. Bebe in a cheap hotel. He will perform Gabita’s illegal abortion.
4 months, 3 weeks & 2 days belongs to a larger project called: Tales from the Golden Age � a subjective history of communism in Romania told through its urban legends.
The projectʼs aim is to talk about that period with no direct reference to communism but only through different stories focused on personal options in a time of misfortunes that people had to live like normal times.
4 months, 3 weeks & 2 days is the first film of the series.
Cast: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov, Vladimir Ivanov, Alexandru Potocean, Luminita Gheorghiu
Cannes (In Competition): Palme d'Or, FIPRESCI Prize, Toronto (Special Presentations), San Sebastián (Zabaltegi-Pearls): FIPRESCI Film of the Year, Telluride, London (Gala), New York, AFI FEST (World Cinema), Stockholm (Competition): Bronze Horse, Best Actress, Transilvania, Karlovy Vary (Open Eyes), Vancouver (Special Presentations), Chicago (Competition)