Lazaro de Tormes


1h 37m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Born into poverty, Lazaro de Tormes spends his young life working to survive. After he's old enough to go out on his own, Lazaro seeks the job of town crier. But a bargain made with a corrupt archpriest lands Lazaro in court, where he must defend himself on charges that are not quite clear.

Film Details

Release Date
2001
Production Company
Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE); Tve
Distribution Company
Filmauro Distribuzione
Location
Guadalajara, Mexico; Madrid, Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Born into poverty, Lazaro de Tormes spends his young life working to survive. After he's old enough to go out on his own, Lazaro seeks the job of town crier. But a bargain made with a corrupt archpriest lands Lazaro in court, where he must defend himself on charges that are not quite clear.

Film Details

Release Date
2001
Production Company
Televisi=n Espa±ola (TVE); Tve
Distribution Company
Filmauro Distribuzione
Location
Guadalajara, Mexico; Madrid, Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of two 2000 Goya Awards including Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Costume Design.

Based on the anonymous 16th century novel "Lazarillo de Tormes". The book was previously adapted for director Cesar Ardavin's "El lazarillo de Tormes" (Spain/1959).

Began shooting January 17, 2000.

Film was completed by director Jose Luis Garcia Sanchez after original director Fernando Fernan-Gomez fell ill during production.

aspect ratio 1:1.85