Life Is Beautiful Poster Image
Rated
PG-13
Runtime 116 min
Ratings
80% critics Rotten Tomatoes
96% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Release 02/12/99
Actors Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano
Directors Roberto Benigni
In 1930s Italy, a carefree Jewish book keeper named Guido starts a fairy tale life by courting and marrying a lovely woman from a nearby city. Guido and his wife have a son and live happily together until the occupation of Italy by German forces. In an attempt to hold his family together and help his son survive the horrors of a Jewish Concentration Camp, Guido imagines that the Holocaust is a game and that the grand prize for winning is a tank.
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Release 02/12/99
Actors Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano
Directors Roberto Benigni
In 1930s Italy, a carefree Jewish book keeper named Guido starts a fairy tale life by courting and marrying a lovely woman from a nearby city. Guido and his wife have a son and live happily together until the occupation of Italy by German forces. In an attempt to hold his family together and help his son survive the horrors of a Jewish Concentration Camp, Guido imagines that the Holocaust is a game and that the grand prize for winning is a tank.