Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, War

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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.



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Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Drama | War


Release Date:

12 February 1999


Italian, German, English

Country of Origin


Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£87,818 (UK) (14 February 1999)


$57,598,247 (USA) (3 October 1999)

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