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La Vita è Bella (20-Dec-1997)

Original Title: Life is Beautiful

Director: Roberto Benigni

Writers: Vincenzo Cerami; Roberto Benigni

Keywords: Drama, Comedy, Holocaust, WWII, Nazis

The father of a 5-year-old Italian boy in a Nazi concentration camp shields the horrors of the holocaust from his son by considering life in the camp a complex game, the winner receiving a military tank and losers sent home. Won Oscars for Best Actor, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Dramatic Score; received additional nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Editing. Won the Grand Prix at Cannes.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roberto Benigni
Actor
27-Oct-1952   Life Is Beautiful
Horst Buchholz
Actor
4-Dec-1933 3-Mar-2003 The Magnificent Seven
Marisa Paredes
Actor
3-Apr-1946   The Flower of My Secret

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