Keswick Film Club

Sunday 23rd March at 5pm

4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days

(4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile)

Director: Cristian Mungiu Country: Romania
Cert: 15 Year: 2007 Length: 113 mins Language: Subtitles


Attendance:86   Score:85.5%

Synopsis

This was winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2007, not surprisingly in view of its beautifully textured story, impressive camerawork and brilliant acting - a work of considerable purity and honesty which offers further proof of Romania's new prominence in the film world. Set in the last years of Ceausescu's dictatorship, it focuses on a pair of twenty-something students desperately looking for a hotel room in town. They intend to take Mr Bébé there, who will help Gabita with a small problem: she is pregnant, which is not a straightforward matter in a Catholic police-state, and she does not want to keep the baby. Mr Bébé is no saintly Vera Drake however, and he demands a proper payment...

Critics

"Pitch perfect and brilliantly acted, 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days is a stunning achievement "Jay Weissberg, VARIETY

Awards

Palme d'Or at Cannes 2007

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