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Summary Anyone who has waited for treatment in an emergency room or chafed under the less than devoted care of a disinterested doctor will recognize Mr. Lazarescu's dilemma. A 60-ish widower, living alone in Bucharest with his cats, he feels sick enough one evening to call an ambulance. This is the beginning of his Dantesque odyssey deep into th...

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
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87
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 17 User Ratings
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Summary Anyone who has waited for treatment in an emergency room or chafed under the less than devoted care of a disinterested doctor will recognize Mr. Lazarescu's dilemma. A 60-ish widower, living alone in Bucharest with his cats, he feels sick enough one evening to call an ambulance. This is the beginning of his Dantesque odyssey deep into th...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
87
94% Positive
32 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
3% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
87
94% Positive
32 Reviews
3% Mixed
1 Review
3% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 17 User Ratings
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76% Positive
13 Ratings
18% Mixed
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6% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 17 User Ratings
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76% Positive
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18% Mixed
3 Ratings
6% Negative
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Production Company Mandragora
Release Date Apr 26, 2006
Duration 2 h 33 m
Rating R
Transilvania International Film Festival
• 6 Wins & 6 Nominations
Bratislava International Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 4 Nominations
Namur International Festival of French-Speaking Film
• 3 Wins & 4 Nominations