Life Is Beautiful (1997)

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

Directing:
  • Roberto Benigni

Writing:
  • Roberto Benigni
  • Vincenzo Cerami

Stars:
Release Date: 1997-12-20
themoviedb icon 8.1/10
  • Country: IT
  • Language: English | Deutsch | Italiano | Português
  • Runtime: 116
  • Budget: $20,000,000
  • Revenue: $229,400,000
Nicoletta Braschi
Nicoletta Bra...
Dora
Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benig...
Guido Orefice
Giorgio Cantarini
Giorgio Canta...
Giosué Orefice
Giustino Durano
Giustino Dura...
Eliseo Orefice
Amerigo Fontani
Amerigo Fonta...
Rodolfo
Sergio Bini Bustric
Sergio Bini B...
Ferruccio
Horst Buchholz
Horst Buchhol...
Dottore Lessing
Pietro De Silva
Pietro De Sil...
Bartolomeo
Marisa Paredes
Marisa Parede...
Madre di Dora
Giuliana Lojodice
Giuliana Lojo...
Direttrice
Francesco Guzzo
Francesco Guz...
Vittorino
Adelaide Alaïs
Adelaide Alaï...
German Auxilliary
Hannes Hellmann
Hannes Hellma...
German Corporal
Antonio Prester
Antonio Prest...
Bruno
Gina Rovere
Gina Rovere
Dora's Maid
Richard Sammel
Richard Samme...
German Lieutenant at Station
Omero Antonutti
Omero Antonut...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Lidia Alfonsi
Lidia Alfonsi
Signora Guicciardini