The Death of Mr Lazarescu(2005)
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Mr. Lazarescu, a 63 year old lonely man feels sick and calls the ambulance.When it arrives the doctor decides he should take him to the hospital but once there they decide to send him to another hospital and then yet another... As the night unfolds and they can't find a hospital for Mr. Lazarescu, his health starts to deteriorate fast.
The film received more than 20 awards, among wich:
* 2005 Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard Award
* 2005 Chicago International Film Festival - Silver Hugo Special Jury Prize
* 2005 Reykjavik International Film Festival - Discovery of the Year Award
* 2005 Copenhagen International Film Festival - Grand Prix du Jury
It also received nominations for Best Director and Best Screenwriter at the 2005 European Film Awards, and for Best Foreign Film at the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards.