IFC Films & Red Envelope Entertainment will open Cristian Mungiu's acclaimed drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days for a one-week qualifying run in Los Angeles on Friday December 21.

The film will officially re-open on January 25 2008 at the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and IFC Center in New York and on February 1 2008 at Los Angeles' Laemmle Royal.

4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days is Romania's official foreign language submission for the 2008 Academy Awards and won the Palme d'Or at Cannes, among other prizes.

It is nominated for four European Film Awards including best picture, best director, best actress for Anamaria Marinca and best screenplay.