The Death of Mr. Lazarescu Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for The Death of Mr. Lazarescu the Movie

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The title character (Fiscutenau) is a grubby 62-year-old widower living in a shabby apartment with a lot of cats. After suffering head and stomach pains all day, he finally calls for help. Medic Mioara (Gheorghiu) and the ambulance driver eventually arrive and the dying man is trundled from one over-crowded hospital to another to be seen by one over-worked and/or indifferent doctor after another. He gets sicker and weaker until someone finally pays attention. This all takes a very, very long time and the message seems to be don't get seriously sick in Bucharest. Inspired by an actual 1997 incident; Romanian with subtitles.

Distribution

Tartan Video, 8322 Beverly Blvd., Ste. 300, Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (323)655-9300, Fax: (323)655-9301, Email: info@tartanvideo.com, URL: http://www.tartanvideousa.com

Available on DVD
Running time 154 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Aging, Hospitals, USSR
Screenplay
Cristi Puiu, Razvan Radulescu
Cast
Luminata Gheorghiu, Ion Fiscuteanu, Gabriel Spahieu, Doru Ana, Dana Dogaru, Florin Zamfirescu
Cinematography
Oleg Mutu
Director
Cristi Puiu
Music
Andreea Paduraru
Other
Cristian Tamovetchi, Constantin Fleancu, Dana Bunescu, Christina Barbu, Christina Barbu
Producer
Alexandru Munteanu, Mandragora Production

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