Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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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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  • Nicoletta Braschi at an event for Life Is Beautiful (1997)
  • Roberto Benigni in his Oscar®-winning role as Guido Orefice
  • Guido & Giosue
  • Helena Bonham Carter at an event for Life Is Beautiful (1997)
  • Helena Bonham Carter at an event for Life Is Beautiful (1997)
  • Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi at an event for Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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Trivia

Roberto Benigni's Oscar for best actor marked only the second time that an actor had directed himself in an Academy Award winning performance. The other was Laurence Olivier for Hamlet (1948).


Quotes

Giosué Orefice: This is a simple story... but not an easy one to tell.


Goofs

When Guido is talking to Giosuè in the concentration camp, he mouths his son's lines as the boy speaks them.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | War

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