La vita è bella

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La vita è bella Overview

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.

Who Stars in La vita è bella

Roberto Benigni
Guido Orefice

Roberto Benigni

Nicoletta Braschi
Dora

Nicoletta Braschi

Giorgio Cantarini
Giosué Orefice

Giorgio Cantarini

Giustino Durano
Eliseo Orefice

Giustino Durano

Amerigo Fontani
Rodolfo

Amerigo Fontani

Sergio Bini Bustric
Ferruccio

Sergio Bini Bustric


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Production

Melampo Cinematografica


Miramax Films


Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
1997-12-20

Original Language
Italian

Runtime
1 hr 56 mins

Budget
$ 20,000,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 229,400,000.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 209,400,000.00 (Estimated in USA)

Genres
Comedy Drama

Keywords
italy riddle loss of loved one bookshop self sacrifice mass murder concentration camp fascism world war ii love of one's life deportation jew persecution fantasy nazi national socialism charade riding a bicycle story teller concentration camp prisoner dying and death


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