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Summary This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination. Life in their isolated pastoral village Inviolata is dominated by the terrible Marchesa Alfonsina de Luna, the queen of cigarettes. A loyal bond is sealed when Tancr...

Happy as Lazzaro

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 27 Critic Reviews
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87
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 69 User Ratings
7.8
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Summary This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination. Life in their isolated pastoral village Inviolata is dominated by the terrible Marchesa Alfonsina de Luna, the queen of cigarettes. A loyal bond is sealed when Tancr...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 27 Critic Reviews
87
96% Positive
26 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 27 Critic Reviews
87
96% Positive
26 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 69 User Ratings
7.8
81% Positive
56 Ratings
13% Mixed
9 Ratings
6% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 69 User Ratings
7.8
81% Positive
56 Ratings
13% Mixed
9 Ratings
6% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Tempesta, Rai Cinema, Amka Films Productions, Ad Vitam Production, KNM, Pola Pandora Filmproduktions, RSI-Radiotelevisione Svizzera, Arte France Cinéma, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), ARTE, ARTE, Eurimages, Office Fédéral de la Culture, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, CNC Aide aux cinémas du monde - Institut Français, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), Regione Lazio, Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo (MiBACT), Film Commission Torino-Piemonte
Release Date Nov 30, 2018
Duration 2 h 8 m
Rating PG-13
David di Donatello Awards
9 Nominations
CinEuphoria Awards
• 1 Win & 8 Nominations
European Film Awards
• 1 Win & 6 Nominations