The Resource Life is beautiful, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; Roberto Benigni presents ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami & Robert Benigni ; produced by Elda Ferri & Gianluigi Braschi ; directed by Robert Benigni, (videorecording)

Life is beautiful, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; Roberto Benigni presents ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami & Robert Benigni ; produced by Elda Ferri & Gianluigi Braschi ; directed by Robert Benigni, (videorecording)

Label
Life is beautiful
Title
Life is beautiful
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; Roberto Benigni presents ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami & Robert Benigni ; produced by Elda Ferri & Gianluigi Braschi ; directed by Robert Benigni
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
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. But then, that life is threatened by World War II ... and his beloved wife and son are threatened with an unthinkable fate
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Benigni), Best Foreign Language Film, Best Music (Piovani), 1999
Characteristic
videorecording
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Vita è bella (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Tonino Delli Colli ; film editor, Simona Paggi ; music by Nicola Piovani
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • Audio described
  • Closed-captioned
  • Dubbed in English
PerformerNote
  • Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giutino Durano, Sergio Bustric, Giuliana Lojodice, Amerigo Fontani, Pietro De Silva, Francesco Guzzo, Raffaella Lebboroni, Giorgio Cantarini, Marisa Paredes
  • English voice cast: Jonathan Nichols, Ilaria Bonnelli, James Falzone, Sam Fontana, Chip Bolcik, Nicholas Kepros, Horst Buchholz
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  • 1960-
  • 1923-
  • 1946-
  • 1933-2003
  • 1940-2013
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  • Benigni, Roberto
  • Braschi, Nicoletta
  • Durano, Giustino
  • Bustric, Sergio
  • Lojodice, Giuliana
  • Fontani, Amerigo
  • Silva, Pietro de
  • Guzzo, Francesco
  • Lebboroni, Raffaella
  • Cantarini, Giorgio
  • Paredes, Marisa
  • Nichols, Jonathan
  • Bonnelli, Ilaria
  • Falzone, James
  • Fontana, Sam
  • Bolcik, Chip
  • Kepros, Nicholas
  • Buchholz, Horst
  • Cecchi Gori, Mario
  • Cecchi Gori, Vittorio
  • Cerami, Vincenzo
  • Ferri, Elda
  • Braschi, Gianluigi
  • Piovani, Nicola
  • Miramax Films
  • Cecchi Gori Group
  • Melampo cinematografica
Runtime
118
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Life is beautiful, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; Roberto Benigni presents ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami & Robert Benigni ; produced by Elda Ferri & Gianluigi Braschi ; directed by Robert Benigni, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Parallel title from Internet Movie Database: Vita è bella
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • "This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your TV."
Bar code
31223800184773
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
English version.
Extent
1 videocassette (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
786936110180
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17877
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS; stereo., Dolby surround
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Life is beautiful, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; Roberto Benigni presents ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami & Robert Benigni ; produced by Elda Ferri & Gianluigi Braschi ; directed by Robert Benigni, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Parallel title from Internet Movie Database: Vita è bella
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997
  • "This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your TV."
Bar code
31223800184773
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
English version.
Extent
1 videocassette (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
786936110180
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17877
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS; stereo., Dolby surround
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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