Life Is Beautiful

Italian comedian Roberto Benigni's World War II-era farce (released in the US both in Italian with subtitles and dubbed into English) is a tough proposition: Half the action is set in a concentration camp, and its tragicomic inventions are sometimes forced. The first half is standard Benigni burlesque, complete with witty visual gags and rapid-fire repartee:...read more

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Life Is Beautiful - Trailer
01:22 — A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his ch (more…)
Original Trailer
Original trailer for director, co-writer and Academy Award-winning star Roberto Benigni s tragic comedy of the Holocaust, Life Is Beautiful, 1998.
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01:23 — Trailer for Life is Beautiful. In 1930s Italy, a carefree Jewish book keeper named Guido starts a fairy tale life by courting and marrying a lovely wo (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Italian comedian Roberto Benigni's World War II-era farce (released in the US both in Italian with subtitles and dubbed into English) is a tough proposition: Half the action is set in a concentration camp, and its tragicomic inventions are sometimes force… (more)

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