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by Cristi Puiu


Mr. Lazarescu, a lonely 63 year-old man feels sick and calls the ambulance. When it arrives the doctor decides he should take him to the hospital but once there they decide to send him to another hospital and then yet another... As the night unfolds and they can't find a hospital for Mr. Lazarescu, his health starts to deteriorate fast.

international title: The Death of Mr Lazarescu
original title: Moartea Domnului Lazarescu
country: Romania
sales agent: Coproduction Office
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Cristi Puiu
film run: 148'
release date: RO 22/11/2005, AT 09/12/2005, NO 26/12/2005, FR 11/01/2006, HU 13/04/2006, UK 14/07/2006, NL 15/02/2007, SE 23/03/2007, PT 08/11/2007
screenplay: Cristi Puiu, Razvan Radulescu
cast: Luminita Gheorghiu, Ion Fiscuteanu, Monica Barladeanu
producer: Anca Puiu
production: Mandragora
distributor: Mandragora (RO), Tour de Force (NO), Bac Films (FR), Tartan Films (UK), Stadtkino Verleih (AT), Atalanta (PT)

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