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Life Is Beautiful (La Vita è Bella) (1997)

Life Is Beautiful
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Marisa Paredes Marisa Paredes
Madre di Dora
Horst Buchholz Horst Buchholz
Dottor Lessing
Lidia Alfonsi Lidia Alfonsi
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Motion through the Emotions.

8 years, 9 months ago at Sep 23 11:25
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[carrying his son through the camp]

''You are such a good boy. You sleep now. Dream sweet dreams. Maybe we are both dreaming. Maybe this is all a dream, and in the morning, Mommy will wake us up with milk and cookies. Then, after we eat, I will make love to her four or five times. If I can.''


A Jewish man has a wonderful romance with the help of his humour, bu... read more

A comedy set in a dark time...

7 years, 5 months ago at Jan 24 8:06
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loved this film to bits because it is just so beautiful and is such an inspiration. It is a film that has a beautiful meaning to life. It is a film that truly teaches us about love family and hope. It is also about commitment with what is best for the ones you love no matter what situation you are in. It made me feel all emotional because Guido, his wife and son were in the Holocaust camps. It is ... read more

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6 years, 6 months ago at Dec 19 22:07
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This is one of those movies that have a lasting effect on you. After watching it, I found that it has less to do with the Holocaust and more to do with the human feelings and the beautiful relationship of a father and his son. The holocaust provides the ultimate context, that brings and highlights the story and adds yet another deep dimension to the movie. No such piece of art has ever before comb... read more
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A Jewish man has a wonderful romance with the help of his humour, but must use that same quality to protect his son in a Nazi death camp.
Release date: 12 February 1999
UPC: 717951003089
Tags: Drama (41), War (29), Italy (22), Comedy (20), Italian (20), Holocaust (20), WWII (17), 1997 (17), Romance (17), 1990s (16), (13), Love (8), Father Son Relationship (7), Foreign (7), Genocide (7), Nazi (7), Concentration Camp (6), Nazis (5), 1940s (4), World War 2 (4)
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