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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Moartea domnului Lazarescu)

Rating:R (for language and brief nudity)
Genre:Drama, Comedy
Release Date:April 26, 2006
Running time:150 minutes
Cast:Ion Fiscuteanu, Luminita Gheorghiu, Mihai Bratila, Doru Ana, Dana Dogaru
Director:Cristi Puiu
Producer:Al Munteanu
Writer:Cristi Puiu, Razvan Radulescu
Distributor:Tartan Films

Description: One evening, Mr. Lazarescu, who lives alone, feels a bit dizzy. He finally ends up being driven away in an ambulance, which is the start of a tragicomic odyssey. Each doctor who examines him arrives at an entirely different diagnosis, and his emergency treatment is incessantly postponed. The physicians are deaf to the entreaties of the patient and his friends, and they are devoid of sympathy for the elderly Mr. Lazarescu as he again plunges into the Bucharest night.

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