Australia released, PAL/Region 4 DVD: LANGUAGES: Romanian ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: In 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, a ferocious, unsentimental, often brilliantly directed film about a young woman who helps a friend secure an abortion, the camera doesn't follow the action, it expresses consciousness itself. This consciousness - alert to the world and insistently alive - is embodied by a young university student who, one wintry day in the late 1980s, helps her roommate with an abortion in Ceausescu's Romania when such procedures were illegal, not uncommon and too often fatal. It's a pitiless, violent story that in its telling becomes a haunting and haunted intellectual and aesthetic achievement. '4 Months' deserves to be seen by the largest audience possible, partly because it offers a welcome alternative to the coy, trivializing attitude toward abortion now in vogue in American fiction films, but largely because it marks the emergence of an important new talent in the Romanian writer and director Cristian Mungiu.
SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Cannes Film Festival, Ceasar Awards, European Film Awards, Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, Golden Globes, San Sebastian International Film Festival, Stockholm Film Festival, ...4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days ( 4 luni, 3 saptamāni si 2 zile ) ( Four Months, Three Weeks & Two Days )