Happy as Lazzaro

SYNOPSIS

Sweet-natured Lazzaro lives in a village in the beautiful Italian countryside, set apart from the world by a bridge that no one can be bothered to fix. Life unfolds much like it did a century ago, save for the odd Walkman and 1990s-era dance music, until things take a strange and supernatural turn as Lazzaro strikes up a friendship with a rebellious young nobleman.

PRODUCTION DETAILS

Director: Alice Rohrwacher
Writer: Alice Rohrwacher
Stars: Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani, Alba Rohrwacher

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Length: 2hr 5min
Language: Italian
Format: Cinema, DVD
Certificate: 12A

RELEASE

Date: March 15, 2019

“Rohrwacher concocts a trippy brew of Italian class struggle, folk tales, biblical allegory, pop culture references and a rich vein in cinema history.”  BFI London Film Festival

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