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2007 | Color | 113 min

Two young women, Otilia and Gabita, share a room in a student dormitory during the days of Communism in Romania. Otilia rents a room in a cheap hotel. They are going to meet a Mr. Bebe later that day. Gabita is pregnant and abortion is illegal in Romania. Neither of them has been through something like this before

Country: Rumania
Direction: Mungiu; Cristian
Script: Mungiu; Cristian
Production: Mutu; Oleg, Mungiu; Cristian
Photography: Mutu; Oleg
Sound: Fleancu; Titi, Tarnove_chi; Cristian, Bunescu; Dana
Cast:Ivanov; Vlad, Marinca; Anamaria, Vasiliu; Laura, Potoceanu; Alexandru
Art direction: Poenaru; Mihaela
Participation year at FICM: 2007

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