La vita è bella
An unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all.
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.
Released: December 20, 1997
Director: Roberto Benigni
Writers: Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami
Casts: Roberto Benigni (Guido Orefice), Nicoletta Braschi (Dora), Giorgio Cantarini (Giosué Orefice), Giustino Durano (Eliseo Orefice), Amerigo Fontani (Rodolfo), Sergio Bini Bustric (Ferruccio)
Production Companies: Melampo Cinematografica, Miramax