Otilia and Gabita share the same room in a student dormitory. They are colleagues at the University in this small town in Romania, during the last years of communism. Otilia rents a room in a cheap hotel. In the afternoon, they are going to meet a certain Mr. Bebe. Gabita is pregnant, abortion is illegal and neither of them have passed through something like this before.
4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days premiered at Cannes in 2007 and went on to win the coveted Palme d'Or, and heralded the way for what came to be known as the Romanian New Wave.