Cristian Mungiu

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					          Cristian Mungiu
      - Romanian film maker –
- born in Iasi, Romania, in 1968 -
• the University of Iasi, earning his degree
  in English and American Literature

• the Academy for Theatre and Film in
  Bucharest, where he directed eight shorts
 Filmography as director
• 2000 Corul pompierilor (short)
       Nicio întâmplare (short)
       Zapping (short)
• 2002 Occident
• 2005 Lost and Found - segment Turkey
  Girl
• 2007 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
• 2009 Tales from the Golden Age
           Recognition
• Palme d'Or (2007) - 4 Months, 3 Weeks
  and 2 Days

• Los Angeles Film Critics Association
  Award for Best Foreign Language Film
  (2007) - 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

• European Film Award for Best Film (2007)
  - 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
• His first feature film,
  Occident, enjoyed
  critical success,
  winning prizes in
  several film festivals
  and being featured in
  Director’s Fortnight
  at the 2002 Cannes
  Film Festival.
• His second feature, 4
  Months, 3 Weeks
  and 2 Days was
  received
  enthusiastically,
  attracting critical
  praise and being
  selected in the official
  competition at the
  2007 Cannes Film
  Festival.
• 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days tells the story of a
  young woman who helps her friend obtain an
  illegal abortion in 1980s Communist Romania;
• It's a riveting, horrifying and beautifully told
  story.
• In 2007 Cristian Mungiu won Palme d'Or for
  his movie "4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days“
  marking the first time that this prize was
  awarded to a Romanian film maker.

				
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