access>CINEMA brings magical Italian fable Happy As Lazzaro to Irish cinemas from April 5

access>CINEMA brings magical Italian fable Happy As Lazzaro to Irish cinemas from April 5

access>CINEMA is releasing Happy As Lazzaro, the new film from Italian director Alice Rohrwacher, in Irish cinemas from Friday April 5.

Set in an isolated Italian mountain community, Happy As Lazzaro is the magical tale of what happens when Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, meets Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination.


Awards:

Winner - Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival 2018

Winner - Youth Jury Award, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019


What the Critics are Saying:

★★★★★ “... as exhilarating as it is beautiful” - Time Out

★★★★ “... Rohrwacher is as bold as any filmmaker working today” - Rolling Stone

“... pure cinematic magic ...” - Sight & Sound Magazine


Where Can I See Happy As Lazzaro:

Irish Film Institute Dublin:

From Friday April 5


Triskel Christchurch Cork:

Sunday April 21st to Wednesday April 24th


access CINEMA sites nationally:

From April 15th


This film release was made possible with the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA