PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, War
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Roberto Benigni became only the fourth person to be nominated for Best Actor, Best Director and Best Screenplay. The other recipients of this accolade are Orson Welles for Citizen Kane (1941), Woody Allen for Annie Hall (1977) and Warren Beatty for Reds (1981).
This is a simple story... but not an easy one to tell.
When Giosuè comes out of hiding, he walks towards (and stares at) a visible spot on the ground. He stops right on top of the spot which indicates that it was his "mark" for the shot.
Italian, German, English
$118,920 (USA) (23 October 1998)
$57,598,247 (USA) (1 October 1999)
21 September 2015 11:09 AM, -05:00
“Room” wins the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival
25 August 2015 5:49 PM, -05:00
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