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Film review: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

Title: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
Released: 2007
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Starring: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov

4 Months is the kind of film you’re really glad you watched, but need to be in the right mood for. A peel-yourself-off-the-seat-after-viewing affair. On saying that it’s a couple of hours really well spent; you’ll be forced to reconcile and contemplate your views on female friendship/ solidarity, communism/ 80’s eastern Europe, abortion, sex, misogyny, oppression, relationships and other such weighty subject matters. But 4 Months deals with these themes in a fascinating and patient, almost delicate, way. Continue reading