Autumn 2021:
Happy as Lazzaro

A tale of Lazzaro, a young peasant, and Tancredi, a young nobleman, and their friendship.  128 minutes

Director:  Alice Rohrwacher

Stars:  Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani, Alba Rohrwacher

An isolated pastoral village is dominated by a terrible marchesa. A bond is sealed when her son Tancredi befriends Lazzaro (a peasant). Becoming disillusioned with the estate, Tancredi fakes his own kidnapping and takes Lazzaro along to pose as the kidnapper. Chaos follows, with a great plot twist to look forward to. Best screenplay at Cannes.

Metascore 87
36 user | 108 critic

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