Life is Beautiful
Collector's Series
Country of Origin: Italy
Production year: 1997
Director: Roberto Benigni
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 717951-003089
Running time: 1:56 (116 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 09, 1999
Collection type: Owned (#874)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 11, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
An inspired motion picture masterpiece, Life Is Beautiful was nominated for 7 Academy Awards® – winning 3 Oscars®* including one for Best Actor Roberto Benigni. In this extraordinary tale, Guido (Benigni) – a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor – has won the hearts of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II...and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate!

Honored with an overwhelming level of critical acclaim, this truly exceptional, utterly unique achievement will lift your spirits and capture your heart!

*1998 Best Actor - Roberto Benigni, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Dramatic Score.
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Genres
Comedy
Romance
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Miramax Films
 • Cecchi Gori Group
 • Melampo Cinematografica
Media Companies:
 • Miramax Home Entertainment
Audio format
Italian  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
Other
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Roberto Benigni....Director
Writing
Vincenzo Cerami....Story By
Roberto Benigni....Story By
Vincenzo Cerami....Screenwriter
Roberto Benigni....Screenwriter
Production
Mario Cotone....Executive Producer
Elda Ferri....Producer
Gianluigi Braschi....Producer
Cinematography
Tonino Delli Colli....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Simona Paggi....Film Editor
Music
Nicola Piovani....Composer
Sound
Tullio Morganti....Sound
Benni Atria....Sound Editor
Silvia Moraes....Sound Editor
Louis Cerborino....Sound Editor
Alberto Doni....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Claudio Chiossi....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Danilo Donati....Costume Designer
Danilo Donati....Production Designer
Federico Laurenti....Make-up Artist
Martina Cossu....Make-up Artist
Cast
Roberto Benigni....Guido
Nicoletta Braschi....Dora
Giorgio Cantarini....Giosue
Giustino Durano....Zio
Sergio Bustric....Ferruccio
Marisa Paredes....Madre di Dora
Horst Buchholz....Dottor Lessing
Lydia Alfonsi....Guicciardini
Giuliana Lojodice....Direttrice Didattica
Amerigo Fontani....Rodolfo
Pietro de Silva....Bartolomeo
Francesco Guzzo....Vittorino
Raffaella Lebboroni....Elena
Claudio Alfonsi....Amico Rodolfo
Gil Baroni....Prefetto
Massimo Bianchi....Uomo della chiave
Jürgen Bohn....Attendente tedesco festa
Verena Buratti....Ausiliaria tedesca
Robert Camero....Soldato tedesco fucilazione
Ennio Consalvi....Generale Graziosi
Giancarlo Cosentino....Cameriere Ernesto
Aaron Craig....Carrista USA
Alfiero Falomi....Re
Daniela Fedtke....Ausiliaria tedesca
Antonio Fommei....Bidello scuola
Stefano Frangipani....Giocatore
Ernst Holger Frowein....Sergente tedesco
Alessandra Grassi....Maestra
Francesco Guzzo....Vittorino
Hannes Hellmann....Caporale tedesco
Wolfgang Hillinger....Maggiore tedesco festa
Margareta Lucia Krauss....Soldatessa cena bambini
Patrizia Lazzarini....1st Signora Grand Hotel
Maria Letizia....2nd Signora Grand Hotel
Concetta Lombardo....Gigliola
Maria Rita Macellari....Regina
Carlotta Mangione....Eleonora
Franco Mescolini....Ispettore Pubblica Istruzione
Francesca Messinese....Signora Opera
Inger Lise Middelthon....Ausiliaria tedesca
Andrea Nardi....Tappezziere
Günther Pfanzelter....Soldato tedesco
Cristiana Porchiella....Maestra zitella
Nino Prester....Bruno
Gina Rovere....Governante Dora
Laura Rudeberg....Ausiliaria tedesca
Massimo Salvianti....Poliziotto cartolibreria
Richard Sammel....Ufficiale stanzioncina
James Shindler....Tedesco fisso
Andrea Tidona....Portiere Grand Hotel
Dirk Karsten van den Berg....Soldato tedesco
Giovanna Villa....Segretaria Comune
Roberto Dell'Aqua....Controfigura del Sig. Benigni
Katia Crispino....Controfigura Sig.ra Braschi