• Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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Release Date: October 23rd, 1998

PG-13|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humor. Eventually they marry and have a son, Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). Their happiness is abruptly halted, however, when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and taken to a concentration camp. Determined to shelter his son from the horrors of his surroundings, Guido convinces Giosue that their time in the camp is merely a game.

Cast: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano, Sergio Bini Bustric, Marisa Paredes, Amerigo Fontani, Horst Bucholz

Director: Roberto Benigni

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Miramax, Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinema

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