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Happy as Lazzaro

 

 

Original title:
Lazzaro felice
Slovenian title:
Srečen kot Lazzaro
Section:
AVANTPREMIERES

Country, year:
Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, 2018
Length:
125

Directed by:
Alice Rohrwacher

Screenplay:
Alice Rohrwacher
Cinematography:
Hélene Louvart
Music:
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Subtitles:
Slovenian
Language:
Italian
Voting code:
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Cast:
Adriano Tardiolo (Lazzaro), Agnese Graziani (Antonia), Alba Rohrwacher (odrasla Antonia), Luca Chikovani (Tancredi), Tommaso Ragno (odrasli Tancredi), Sergi Lopez (Ultimo), Natalino Balasso (Nicola), Gala Othero Winter (odrasla Stefania), David Bennent (inženir), Nicoletta Braschi (Marchesa Alfonsina de Luna)
Awards:
Cannes 2018 (Best Screenplay), Munich 2018


DateHourLocation 
Sat, 10.11.2018 17:30 Maribox
Mon, 12.11.2018 14:30 Kosovel Hall
Mon, 12.11.2018 19:00 Kino Metropol Celje
Thu, 15.11.2018 17:30 Kino Komuna
Sun, 18.11.2018 19:00 Linhart Hall

Deli povezavo
Description:
Alice Rohrwacher has again opted for rustic Italy as the setting for her story about friendship and infinite kindness. Cannes Film Festival Best Screenplay Award.

This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for a simpleton, 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 Tancredi asks Lazzaro to help him orchestrate his own kidnapping. This strange and improbable alliance is a revelation for Lazzaro. A friendship so precious that it will travel in time and transport Lazzaro in search of Tancredi. His first time in the big city, Lazzaro is like a fragment of the past lost in the modern world.

"Lazzaro Felice is the story of a lesser sanctity, with no miracles, no powers or superpowers, without special effects. It is the sanctity of living in this world without thinking ill of anyone and simply believing in human beings. Because another way was possible, the way of goodness, which men have always ignored but which always reappears to question them. Like something that might have been but that we've never wanted." (Alice Rohrwacher)
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