Life is beautiful

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Publisher:
Miramax Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2002]
Language:
English
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In this WW II tragicomedy, famed Italian funnyman Roberto Benigni (The Monster) portrays Guido, who moves during the '30s from the country to a Tuscan town, where he is entranced by schoolteacher Dora (Nicoletta Braschi, Benigni's real-life wife). Dora likes Guido, but she remains faithful to her pompous fiancé, so Guido has an uphill struggle. Meanwhile, anti-Semitic attitudes lead to attacks against Guido's Jewish uncle (Giustino Durano). Leaping ahead to five years later, during WW II, Guido and Dora are married and have a son Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). After they are imprisoned in a concentration camp, Guido goes to elaborate lengths to keep his son from understanding the truth of their situation. He tells the boy that they are competing with others to win an armored tank -- so everything from food shortages to tattoos is explained as necessary for participation in the contest. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi
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Full title life is beautiful
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Grouping Category movie
Last Update 2018-06-18 01:18:13AM
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subject_facet , Concentration camps, Concentration camps -- Drama, Drama, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Feature films, Fiction, Fiction films, Films for the hearing impaired, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Italy, Italy, Italy -- Fiction, Jews -- Persecutions -- Italy, Motion pictures, Italian, Movies on DVD, Video recordings for people with visual disabilities, Video recordings for the hearing impaired, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Drama
title_display Life is beautiful
title_full Life is beautiful [videorecording] / Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; directed by Roberto Benigni, Life is beautiful [videorecording] / Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni
title_short Life is beautiful
topic_facet Concentration camps, Families, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jews, Motion pictures, Italian, Movies on DVD, Persecutions, World War, 1939-1945
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