Aspects of contemporary Romanian cinema
LA MORT DE DANTE LAZARESCU : ROMANIA (2005)
Fiction - 154 minutes
Awards and prizes: Un Certain Regard Award Cannes Film Festival 2005
Director: Cristi Puiu
Cast: Ion Fiscuteanu, Luminta Gheorhiu, Gabriel Spahiu
One saturday night, Mr. Lazarescu, 63, is not feeling well. A medical assistant arrives. She administers vitamins and glucose, but after a thorough investigation, she decides to take him to hospital suspecting a tumor in the colon. At the hospital, things get complicated ...