Life Is Beautiful

An unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all.

Life Is Beautiful (1997)

ComedyDrama

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.

Director: Roberto Benigni
Writers: Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami.

Release Date: 1997-12-20
Status: Released
Run time: 116 min / 1:56
Budget: $20,000,000
Revenue: $229,400,000
Production Companies : Miramax Films, Melampo Cinematografica
Production Country: Italy

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Nicoletta Braschi
Dora
Roberto Benigni
Guido Orefice
Giorgio Cantarini
Giosué Orefice
Giustino Durano
Eliseo Orefice
Amerigo Fontani
Rodolfo
Sergio Bini Bustric
Ferruccio
Lidia Alfonsi
Signora Guicciardini
Horst Buchholz
Dottore Lessing
Pietro De Silva
Bartolomeo
Marisa Paredes
Madre di Dora
Giuliana Lojodice
Direttrice
Francesco Guzzo
Vittorino
Adelaide Alaïs
German Auxilliary
Verena Buratti
German Auxilliary
Hannes Hellmann
German Corporal
Wolfgang Hillinger
German Major at Party
Antonio Prester
Bruno
Gina Rovere
Dora's Maid
Laura Susanne Ruedeberg
German Auxilliary
Richard Sammel
German Lieutenant at Station
Andrea Tidona
Grand Hotel Doorman
Dirk K. van den Berg
German Soldier
Omero Antonutti
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Crew

Production John Davis Producer
Camera Tonino Delli Colli Director of Photography
Crew Giovanni Corridori Special Effects
Writing Roberto Benigni Screenplay
Directing Roberto Benigni Director
Production Shaila Rubin Casting
Production Gianluigi Braschi Producer
Production Elda Ferri Producer
Writing Vincenzo Cerami Screenplay
Editing Simona Paggi Editor
Sound Nicola Piovani Original Music Composer
Sound Nicola Piovani Orchestrator
Art Danilo Donati Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Danilo Donati Costume Design
Art Danilo Donati Art Direction
Production Agnès Mentre Executive Producer
Directing Gianni Arduini Assistant Director
Editing Benni Atria Assistant Editor
Production Savannah Haske Casting Associate
Production Tullio Lullo Production Manager
Production Mario Cotone Line Producer
Crew Kenneth Cassar Special Effects
Production Attilio Viti Production Manager
Sound David H. Kramer ADR & Dubbing
Editing Pasquale Cuzzupoli Color Timer

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