26. 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, AND 2 DAYS
dir. Cristian Mungiu
world premiere 2007
U.S. release 2007
Because one of the decade's greatest Palme d'or victors, despite being one of the least heralded in advance of the
festival, has the combined air of unimpeachable excellence and
fresh discovery, from its phenomenally assured acting and direction to its mature collapsing of any line between politics and "real life."