Moartea domnului Lazarescu

The death of Mr Lazarescu
Director
Cristi Puiu
Country
Romania
Year
2005
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Cristi Puiu / Razvan Radulescu
Cast
Ioan Fiscuteanu / Luminita Gheorghiu / mimi Branescu
Production
Mandragora
http://www.mandragora.ro

Storyline

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.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2005
Un Certain Regard
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2014
Easter Promises Section

Cannes Awards 2005
Un Certain Regard Prize
Groupama Gan Foundation for Cinema Awards 2005