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Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful(1998)

Also Known As: Vita E Bella, La |

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Brief Synopsis

In 1939, Guido, an Italian Jew, falls in love with Dora, who isn't Jewish. He woos her away from the Fascist official she has been dating, and they get married. Their son Giosue grows up among growing anti-Semitism. As the war progresses, Guido and Giosue are arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Dora goes too, determined not to separate the family. In the midst of the horrors of the camp, Guido protects his son by pretending that survival in the concentration camp is an elaborate game with which Giosue must play along or be sent home.

Cast & Crew

Roberto Benigni Guido Orefice
Nicoletta Braschi Dora Orefice
Sergio Bustric Ferruccio
Lydia Alfonsi Guicciardini
Giuliana Lojodice Headmistress
Giorgio Cantarini Giosue Orefice
Marisa Paredes Dora'S Mother
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MPAA Ratings:  PG-13 Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1998 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Miramax Films
Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Buena Vista International Germany (Bvig) .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, Village Roadshow Limited (Australia) .....Theatrical Distributor, Entertainment One Benelux .....Theatrical Distributor, Skifan Hf .....Theatrical Distributor, Kinepolis Film Distribution .....Theatrical Distributor, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group .....Theatrical Distributor, Constantin Film Verleih Gmbh .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, Miramax Films .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Cecchi Gori Pictures .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Bac Films Distribution .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Lauren Films .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, China Film Group .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Miramax International .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Miramax Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  Italy (IT)
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