After its success in Cannes, where it got the highest prize - the Palme D'Or trophy, Romanian film 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards, in the Best Foreign Movie category. Movie director Cristian Mungiu declared for Realitatea TV that this nomination represent one step further in receiving an Academy Award nomination.

The movie presents the drama of two Romanian student in the last years of Communism, describing the day when one of the girls must gather money for an illegal abortion. 4, 3, 2... is part of a larger project, called Tales from the Golden Age, a personal view of the director over the Communist period in Romania.