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Uniform Title Vita è bella (Motion picture)
Title La vita è bella = Life is beautiful / Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano ; una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; Roberto Benigni presenta ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1999]


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Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Miramax collector's series
Miramax award-winning collection
Miramax collector's series.
Miramax award-winning collection.
System Details DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo; widescreen presentation in original theatrical aspect ratio 1.85:1; dual layer.
Language In Italian or dubbed English with optional subtitles in English; closed-captioned in English.
Cast Roberto Benigni (Guido), Nicoletta Braschi (Dora), Giustino Durano (Zio), Sergio Bustric (Ferruccio), Lydia Alfonsi (Guiccairdini), Giorgio Cantarini (Giosué), Horst Buchholz (Dottor Lessing), Marisa Paredes (Madre di Dora).
Credits Fotografia [director of photography], Tonino Delli Colli ; montaggio [editor], Simona Paggi ; musica di Nicola Piovani ; scenografia costumi arredamento, Danilo Donati.
Note Originally released as an Italian motion picture in 1997.
Series title on some packaging: Miramax award-winning collection.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Summary A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II.
Contents Program start -- "Good morning, princess!" -- "We're in the city!" -- Great escape -- New waiter -- "Schopenhauer willpower" -- "When I suddenly appear" -- "A light meal" -- "The superior race" -- "Turn around" -- Stealing the princess -- Signs from heaven -- Jewish horse -- Wedding announcement -- Two become three -- Grandma -- Birthday party -- "Where are we going?" -- First prize -- Learning the rules -- First day -- Showers -- Doctor -- "Buttons & soap" -- "For life" -- "The journey that had to be" -- End credits.
Note Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Making life beautiful [featurette] (24 min.); TV spots (6 min.); Film recommendations [text feature].
Awards Winner, 1998 Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role: Roberto Benigni; Best Foreign Language Film: Italy; Best Music, Original Dramatic Score: Nicola Piovani; Winner, 1998 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize of the Jury: Roberto Benigni; Winner, 1998 David di Donatello Awards [Italian Film Academy] for Migliore Scenografo (Best Production Design) and Migliore Costumista (Best Costume Design): Danilo Donati; Migliore Direttore della Fotografia (Best Cinematography): Tonino Delli Colli; Migliore Produttore (Best Producer): Elda Ferri, Gianluigi Braschi; Migliore Sceneggiatura (Best Screenplay): Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami; Miglior Film (Best Film); Migliore Attore Protagonista (Best Actor) and Migliore Regista (Best Director): Roberto Benigni.
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst00958866
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Drama.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Italy -- Drama.
Concentration camps -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Concentration camps. (OCoLC)fst00872933
Jews -- Persecutions. (OCoLC)fst00983322
Love. (OCoLC)fst01002769
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Feature films.
Feature films -- Italy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form Feature films -- Italy.
Foreign language films -- Italian.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films -- Italy.
Feature films -- Italy.
Foreign films.
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Films for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Comedy films -- Italy.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Added Author Benigni, Roberto. Director. Screenwriter. Actor.
Ferri, Elda. Producer.
Braschi, Gianluigi. Producer.
Cerami, Vincenzo, 1940-2013. Screenwriter.
Braschi, Nicoletta, 1960- Actor.
Durano, Giustino, 1923- Actor.
Bustric, Sergio. Actor.
Alfonsi, Lydia. Actor.
Cantarini, Giorgio. Actor.
Paredes, Marisa, 1946- Actor.
Buchholz, Horst, 1933-2003. Actor.
Piovani, Nicola. Composer.
Miramax Films.
Cecchi Gori Group (Firm)
Melampo cinematografica.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Life is beautiful
ISBN 0788816209
Standard No. 717951003089
Music No. 17490 Miramax Home Entertainment

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