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The death of Mr. Lazarecu : a black comedy with serious side effects
A 60-ish widower, living alone with his cats, feels sick enough one evening to call an ambulance. This is the beginning of his Dantesque odyssey deep into the bowels of a big city medical establishment.
Rated R - for language and brief nudity.

IMDb rating: 8.0.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: Interview with the director ; perspective on the U.S. Healthcare system by Dr. Fred Berlin ; booklet featuring The New York Times film article by Alan Riding ; cinemescope interview with the director by Christoph Huber.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet
Tartan Video USA,
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Publication Information:
[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Tartan Video USA, [2006]
Award Note:
Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.

Cannes Film Festivel Prix Un Certain Regard Award winner (Cristi Puiu), 2005

Palm Springs International Film Festival Fipresci Award winner

Chicago International Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner

Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival

Official Selection at the New York Film Festival
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