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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

2005-05-17 | Comedy / Drama
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Mr. Lazarescu is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is indeed sick, and an ambulance arrives with a nurse who has a few ideas about what could be the problem. However, a major traffic accident and poor organization leaves little room in Romanian hospitals for the fading Lazarescu.
Director: Cristi Puiu
Stars: Ioan Fiscuteanu, Luminița Gheorghiu

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The production budget of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu was 390,000 USD.
On January 14, 2021, there were 4923 public reaction to The Death of Mr. Lazarescu including tour de force, comedic elements, with hilarious moments, dowdy character, signature style directing.
On January 14, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is 7.9/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 93/100, Metacritic rating is 86/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The casts of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu are Ioan Fiscuteanu starring as Mr. Lăzărescu, Luminița Gheorghiu starring as Mioara Avram, Doru Ana starring as Sandu Sterian, Monica Bârlădeanu starring as Mariana, Alina Berzunțeanu starring as Dr. Zamfir, Alexandru Potocean starring as Stretcher-bearer, Bagdasar Hospital.
Mr. Lazarescu is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is indeed sick, and an ambulance arrives with a nurse who has a few ideas about what could be the problem. However, a major traffic accident and poor organization leaves little room in Romanian hospitals for the fading Lazarescu..
The runtime of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is 150 minutes.
The release date of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is May 17, 2005.
The revenue of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu was 216,000 USD.
The full version of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is provided by Vudu , Netflix , Kanopy , Mubi
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu won 2005 Cannes Film Festival, 2007 BBC Four World Cinema Awards, 2006 IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival, 2006 Indiewire Critics' Poll, 2006 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, 2006 Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2006 San Francisco Film Critics Circle, 2006 Trieste Film Festival, 2006 Village Voice Film Poll, 2005 Bratislava International Film Festival and 8 others.
The director of The Death of Mr. Lazarescu is Cristi Puiu.