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.
The screenplay by Roberto Benigni and Vincenzo Cerami was published in Italy in 1998. The published version featured a few more scenes that were not in the final movie, most notably a scene in which Guido inadvertently witnesses a mass execution of ... ...
This is a simple story... but not an easy one to tell.
Horst Buchholz (Dr. Lessing) is mistakenly credited as "Horst Bucholz."
Italian, German, English
£87,818 (UK) (14 February 1999)
$57,598,247 (USA) (3 October 1999)
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