Cast & Crew
Jose Luis Garcia Sanchez
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.
Juan Luis Galiardo
Alvaro De Luna
Pablo G Del Amo
Andres Vicente Gomez
Juan Pedro Hernandez
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