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The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu

Moartea domnului Lăzărescu

Directed by Cristi Puiu
Romania, 2005
Comedy, Drama


After suffering terrible headaches and stomach cramps, Mr. Lăzărescu calls for an ambulance, beginning one man’s hellish journey through Bucharest hospitals in search of proper medical care. One of the first of many fantastic films emerging in recent years from Romania.

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The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu Directed by Cristi Puiu

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Un Certain Regard

Independent Spirit Awards

2006 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


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