Tag Archives: Life is Beautiful

The Beautiful End of Life is Beautiful

~ Life is Beautiful ~ A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humor. Eventually they marry and have a son, Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). Their happiness is abruptly halted, however, when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and taken […]

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La Vita è Bella – Translated Game Rules (Roberto Benigni)

La Vita è Bella This film, (translated as Life is Beautiful) was released in 1997 to worldwide acclaim. Many consider it to be Roberto Benigni’s masterpiece, because it takes the viewer on such an emotional journey, swerving between heart-aching sadness and laugh out loud comedy. In this scene, Roberto’s character, who doesn’t speak a word […]

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“Life is Beautiful” Roberto Benigni – “Buongiorno Principessa”

Life is Beautiful “La Vita e’ Bella” * In this World War II Tragicomedy Roberto Benigni portrays Guido, husband of Dora and father to Diosue. After they are imprisoned in a concentration camp Guido goes to elaborate lengths to keep his son from understanding the truth of their situation. * NEXT PAGE for this Marvelous […]

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Life is Beautiful – Roberto Benigni – Official Trailer

Life is Beautiful – Roberto Benigni – Official Trailer * Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 film about an Italian Jew – Guido – who helps his son survive the Holocaust by pretending it is all a game. The film leads us from the relatively normal existence Guido had before the war, then leaps forward […]

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