4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days (2007)

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This is a revised version of a capsule review that first appeared in a recap of favorite 2008 films, published at Image:•In 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days, Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu tells a terrifying tale of two university students, Otilia and Gabriela, whose mistakes lead to excruciating consequences.Gabriela (Laura Vasiliu) seeks an abortion, which is illegal in her part of the world. This is Romania, and it's 1987. She can't just purchase whatever she pleases. If she wants … [Read more...]

Scott Cairns in Seattle!

Scott Cairns Reading at Elliott Bay Book Co. Saturday, February 9, 5:00 p.m.Please join Image as poet, essayist, and Eastern Orthodox convert Scott Cairns reads from his new memoir Short Trip to the Edge: Where Earth Meets Heaven - A Pilgrimage, a chronicle of a unique midlife crisis manifested in the desperate need to seek out prayer.Provoked by the realization that his spiritual life was ‚Äúprogressing at a snail‚Äôs pace,‚Äù Cairns traveled to an Orthodox monastery on the Greek island … [Read more...]


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