4 Months, 3 Week and 2 Days

The courage and friendship of two Romanian college students is tested when Gabita discovers that she is pregnant and seeks an illegal abortion with the help of her classmate Otilia. Enlisting the services of the shady Mr. Bebe, the two girls find themselves in extremely tense and uncomfortable situations and must rely on their mutual support to get them through the ordeal.

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Key Reading

  • Ioana Uricaru, ‘4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days: The Corruption of Intimacy,’ Film Quarterly 61:4 (2008)
  • Emma Wilson, ‘4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days: An Abortion Movie?’, Film Quarterly 61:4 (2008)
  • Kelly Oliver, ‘Accident and Excess: The “Choice” to have a baby’ in Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down