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Film details

23rd March 2000

Life is Beautiful
(La vita è bella)

Director: Roberto Benigni

Italy, 1998

Run Time: 116 minutes, Certificate: PG,
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Language: Italian, German, English


Writer/director/star Roberto Begnini is Guido, a Jewish waiter and clown in Mussolini's Italy, whose idyllic lifestyle is brought to an abrupt halt when he is sent to a Nazi concentration camp, but in an attempt to save his son and non-Jewish wife he still manages to find comic situations in the face of the final solution.

Average score 7.11

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