Life Is Beautiful (1997)

9.09 / Rated by 24 people

Comedy
Drama
War
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116 min.
Plot  In 1930 Italy, Guido Orefice is a young Jewish man who is leaving his old life and going to work in the city where his uncle lives. Guido is comical and sharp, making the best from each situation he encounters. He falls in love with a girl Dora. Later he sees her again in the city where she is a teacher. Dora is set to be engaged to a rich but arrogant man, a local government official with whom Guido has regular run-ins. Guido sets up many "coincidental" incidents to show his interest in Dora. Finally Dora sees Guido's affection and promise and gives in against her better judgement. He steals her from her engagement party on a horse, humiliating her fiancé and mother. By the year 1939 they are married and have a son, Giosuè.

Through the first part, the film depicts the changing political climate in Italy: Guido frequently imitates members of the National Fascist Party, skewering their racist logic and pseudoscientific reasoning (at one point, jumping onto a table to demonstrate ...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Roberto Benigni
Guido Orefice
Giustino Durano
Uncle Eliseo
Horst Buchholz
Doctor Lessing
Marisa Paredes
Dora's mother

Others

All Titles

La vita è bella
Italian Original Title
Life Is Beautiful
English Title

Release Dates

Country

Italy

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