Life Is Beautiful
- Original title
La vita è bella
- Running time
- 117 min.
Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami
Tonino Delli Colli
Sergio Bini Bustric
Melampo Cinematografica / Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica. Distributed by Miramax International
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Nazism. Holocaust. II World War. 1930s. 1940s
- Synopsis / Plot
- Guido - a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colourful imagination and an irresistible sense of humour - 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 Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate.
: 3 Academy Awards: Best Actor (Benigni), Movie habla no inglesa, OST. 7 Nom.
: BAFTA Awards: Best Actor (Roberto Benigni). 3 Nominations
: Cannes Film Festival: Jury Special Prize. 2 Nominations
: Cesar Awards: Best Foreign Language Picture
: Goya Awards: Best European Movie
: Montreal Film Festival: Audience Award
: National Board of Review: Special Award (Roberto Benigni)
: European Film Awards: Best Film & Actor (Roberto Benigni)
: Toronto Film Festival: Audience Award - Best Movie, Award to Roberto Benigni
: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film. 2 Nominations
: David di Donatello Awards: 8 awards, including Best Film, Director. 12 nom.
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Actor (Roberto Benigni). 2 Nominations
1998: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. Best Int. Ind. Film - Foreign Language
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