LA MORTE DEL SIGNOR LAZARESCU / THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU
At home alone one night Mr. Lazarescu feels unwell. An ambulance finally arrives and takes him on an incongruous odyssey. Various contradictory diagnoses are pronounced and treatment is incessantly delayed. The doctors remain cool and obstinate while Mr. Lazarescu descends deeper into the Bucharest night. One of the most emblematic films of the new Romanian cinema, black comedy winner of the 17th edition of the festival in 2006.