The Death of Mr.Lazarescu

Directed by Cristi Puiu

Year: 2005
Running Time: 153
Color Type: Color
Country: Hungary
Language: Hungarian [audio]
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The Death of Mr.Lazarescu

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Directed by Cristi Puiu


After suffering terrible headaches and stomach cramps that he can no longer bear, Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) calls for an ambulance, beginning one man's poignant journey through Bucharest hospitals in search of proper medical care. His lone ally, medic Mioara (Luminta Gheorghiu), admirably fights for his life with compassion and decency. However, cursed with viciously ironic luck and fumes of alcohol on his breath, Mr. Lazarescu is treated with scorn, indifference and little else as he slips deeper into oblivion.

Reviews

"A tour de force of cinema verite with astonishing performances by a huge cast of small players." Washington Post


"This Romanian movie defies categorization -- it's halfway between a black comedy and a Fred Wiseman documentary. And it haunts you like the ghost of any dead person you've ever ignored." New York Magazine

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