It is towards the end of the Communist era in a small town in Romania. A young student, Gabita (Laura Vasiliu), decides she will terminate her unwanted pregnancy, an illegal act in Romania at the time. With her loyal friend, Otilia (Anamaria Marinca), she decides to have a back-street abortion, helped by a black-market practitioner, a man - for the only price they can afford to pay.
Cast & Credits
- Director: Cristian Mungiu
- Producer: Cristian Mungiu, Oleg Mutu
- Scriptwriter: Cristian Mungiu
- Cinematographer: Oleg Mutu
- Editor: Dana Bunescu
- Cast (in alphabetical order): Alexandru Potocean, Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov