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Two college roommates have 24 hours to make the ultimate choice as they finalize arrangements for a black market abortion.

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Directed by

Cristian Mungiu

Written by

Cristian Mungiu (Screenplay)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

Romania, Belgium

Language

Romanian

Tagline

At what moment do we begin to live?

Cast

Keywords

hotel room dormitory rape blood best friend communism 1980s college student female friendship sexual abuse desperation totalitarian regime bureaucracy unwanted pregnancy romanian cohabitant contraception

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#703 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#39 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#15 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC