Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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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.

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Kickass Score: 8.3/10 from 3554 votes
Release Date: 1997-12-20
Status: Released
Run time: 116 min / 1:56
Production Studio : Miramax Films, Melampo Cinematografica
Production Country: Italy

Life Is Beautiful Casts

Nicoletta Braschi
as Dora
Roberto Benigni
as Guido Orefice
Giorgio Cantarini
as Giosué Orefice
Giustino Durano
as Eliseo Orefice
Amerigo Fontani
as Rodolfo
Sergio Bini Bustric
as Ferruccio
Lidia Alfonsi
as Signora Guicciardini
Horst Buchholz
as Dottore Lessing
Pietro De Silva
as Bartolomeo
Marisa Paredes
as Madre di Dora
Giuliana Lojodice
as Direttrice
Francesco Guzzo
as Vittorino
Adelaide Alaïs
as German Auxilliary
Verena Buratti
as German Auxilliary
Hannes Hellmann
as German Corporal
Wolfgang Hillinger
as German Major at Party
Antonio Prester
as Bruno
Gina Rovere
as Dora's Maid
Laura Susanne Ruedeberg
as German Auxilliary
Richard Sammel
as German Lieutenant at Station
Andrea Tidona
as Grand Hotel Doorman
Dirk K. van den Berg
as German Soldier
Omero Antonutti
as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Life Is Beautiful Crew

Production John Davis Producer
Camera Tonino Delli Colli Director of Photography
Crew Giovanni Corridori Special Effects
Writing Roberto Benigni Screenplay
Directing Roberto Benigni Director
Production Shaila Rubin Casting
Production Gianluigi Braschi Producer
Production Elda Ferri Producer
Writing Vincenzo Cerami Screenplay
Editing Simona Paggi Editor
Sound Nicola Piovani Original Music Composer
Sound Nicola Piovani Orchestrator
Art Danilo Donati Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Danilo Donati Costume Design
Art Danilo Donati Art Direction
Production Agnès Mentre Executive Producer
Directing Gianni Arduini Assistant Director
Editing Benni Atria Assistant Editor
Production Savannah Haske Casting Associate
Production Tullio Lullo Production Manager
Production Mario Cotone Line Producer
Crew Kenneth Cassar Special Effects
Production Attilio Viti Production Manager
Sound David H. Kramer ADR & Dubbing
Editing Pasquale Cuzzupoli Color Timer