Happy as Lazzaro

Happy as Lazzaro

Opens Sat May 11 2019

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This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, 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.