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Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful (La Vita È Bella)

Year
Genre
Personal Score
Public Score
   8.3 / 10 (3819 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
116 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Miramax Films,
Melampo Cinematografica
Budget
$20,000,000
Revenue
$229,400,000
Release Date
December 20, 1997
Director
Roberto Benigni
Producers
Gianluigi Braschi,
John Davis,
Elda Ferri,
Agnès Mentre (executive)
Writers
Roberto Benigni,
Vincenzo Cerami

Summary

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.
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