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Life Is Beautiful (La Vita è Bella)


Director: Roberto Benigni

Genre: War

Year: 1997

Running time: 116 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Studio: Miramax International, Miramax US

Format: DCP

Cast: Roberto Beningi, Giorgio Cantarini, Nicoletta Braschi

Language options: Dialogue - IT | Subtitle - EN, LAS, JA

A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humor. Eventually they marry and have a son, Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). Their happiness is abruptly halted, however, when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and taken to a concentration camp. Determined to shelter his son from the horrors of his surroundings, Guido convinces Giosue that their time in the camp is merely a game.



Country

City/Town

Cinema

Date


United States of America

Los Angeles

Laemmle Theatre Royal, Los Angeles, CA

18 July


United States of America

Encino

Laemmle Theatre Town Center 5, Encino, CA

18 July


United States of America

Pasadena

Laemmle Playhouse 7, Pasadena, CA

18 July



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