Mungiu wins critics’ hearts
The International Federation of Film Critics has awarded its prize to Cristian Mungiu’s Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days [+see also:
interview: Cristian Mungiu
interview: Oleg Mutu
film profile]. The title was presented in official competition at the 60th Cannes Film Festival.
The film was enthusiastically received, which could help it scoop further prizes tomorrow evening.
The federation’s award in the Un Certain Regard section went to Eran Kolirin’s French/Israeli co-production The Band’s Visit, while Sandrine Bonnaire’s documentary and Directors' Fortnight entry Elle s'appelle Sabine [+see also:
film profile] took home the FIPRESCI Prize for parallel sections.
(Translated from French)
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