Sunday, December 2, 2007

Romanian abortion drama wins European Film Award

Via AFP (Berlin):

The film "4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days", a drama about a woman who assists her friend to arrange an illegal abortion in 1980's communist-era Romania, won the top prize at the European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday.

The film by Romanian director Cristian Mungiu also won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Mungiu also took the award for top director, and his film will compete in the 2008 Oscars.

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