Aneesh Chaganty

Movie #1 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days

In Uncategorized on September 14, 2010 at 5:33 AM

Movie #1 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days

(2007, Romania, d. Cristian Mungiu)

Probably the best acting and some of the best camera work and dialogue I’ve ever seen in a film. But don’t watch this if you have a weak stomach. I’ve never had a stomach reaction to anything but this seriously made me want to throw up near the end. Another thing to really pay attention to is the sound. Romanian New Wave films pay such attention to natural sound and it’s so much the better for it. Scenes are actually elevated by the detail of the sound in every setting.

via moviesinframes

  1. […] (in another great performance by Vlad Ivanov, last seen as the maniacally calm abortionist in 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days). What happens in that scene? They get a dictionary and start defining words. Odd, yes. But also […]

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