Life Is Beautiful (1997)

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

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5/10

Rated Unrated 1 hr 56 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION
Roberto Benigni
CAST
Nicoletta Braschi  •  Roberto Benigni  •  Giorgio Cantarini  •  Giustino Durano

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Roberto Benigni Guido Orefice
Giorgio Cantarini Giosué Orefice
Giustino Durano Eliseo Orefice
Amerigo Fontani Rodolfo
Sergio Bini Bustric Ferruccio
Lidia Alfonsi Signora Guicciardini
Horst Buchholz Dottore Lessing
Pietro De Silva Bartolomeo
Marisa Paredes Madre di Dora
Giuliana Lojodice Direttrice
Francesco Guzzo Vittorino