Release Date: October 23rd, 1998
PG-13 |2 hr 2 minPlot 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.
Director: Roberto Benigni
Genres: Comedy drama
Production Co: Miramax, Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinema